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Effective: Fall 2012
ART 44LCERAMICS LABORATORY.5 Unit(s)

Corequisites: Corequisite: ART 44.
Advisory: Advisory: This course is included in the Ceramic Construction family of activity courses.
Grade Type: Pass/No Pass
Not Repeatable.
FHGE: Non-GE Transferable: CSU/UC
2 hours laboratory. (24 hours total per quarter)

Student Learning Outcomes -
  • A successful student will be able to conceptualize and design original ceramic sculpture.
  • A successful student will be able to create ceramic sculpture by using additive and subtractive building methods, armatures, and use several techniques to create a finished surface for these works.
Description -
Supervised studio practice in ceramics processes related to skills and materials being presented in ART 44. During art 44L students will work on basic techniques demonstrated in Art 44 such as creating ceramic sculpture by using additive and subtractive building methods, the use of armatures, and methods of surface decoration.

Course Objectives -
The student will work on their ability to:
  1. Conceptualize and design original ceramic sculpture
  2. Create ceramic sculpture by using additive and subtractive building methods, armatures, and methods of surface decoration.
  3. Utilize abstract ceramic sculptural concepts and techniques taught in class.
  4. Utilize reproductive and figurative sculpting methods taught in class.
Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
Clay, ceramic extruder, slab roller, kilns, glaze materials, sculpting tools, banding wheels, spray booth, potters wheel.

Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
Supervised studio practice in ceramics processes, related to skills and materials being presented in ART 44 ceramic sculpture. During Art 44L students will work on basic techniques demonstrated in Art 44 such as creating ceramic sculpture from concept to finished product.
Methods of Evaluation -
Periodic instructor examination.
Representative Text(s) -
None

Disciplines -
Art
 
Method of Instruction -
Laboratory.
 
Lab Content -
Supervised studio practice in ceramics processes, related to skills and materials being presented in ART 44. Students work independently, with individual guidance from an instructor on a need or request basis.
 
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -
Not applicable.