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ARTS.2320 Ceramics I (formerly 70.232)

Id: 006848 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


Learn the basics of working with clay with a focus on traditional Khmer hand building and surface carving practices. Hand building techniques including slab construction, coil pinch, low relief carving, slip joinery, and additive processes to create vessels and sculptures will be covered as well as glazing, color, and traditional wood kiln firing processes Students make sculptural and functional forms to fire in a Cambodian style environmentally green smokeless wood burning kiln. Course is suitable for both beginners and intermediate ceramists. This is a General Education elective in arts & humanities.

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