Ceramics

Ceramics I

Clay is a new medium for most students. This introductory course teaches a number of different hand building methods as well as how to use the potters wheel. Besides work in clay, students will study the work of contemporary potters as well as learning specific information about clay and ceramics equipment. Students are encouraged to make unique pieces.

Grades: 10, 11, 12
Trimesters Offered: Trimester I, III, and III

Ceramics II - Advanced

Students will work on specific assignments to increase their throwing skills and work toward becoming artist potters. Students will be required to know and add to their knowledge of materials and processes. You also share a great responsibility for studio maintenance, including mixing of glazes and loading and unloading the kilns.

Grades: 10, 11, 12
Trimesters Offered: Trimester I, II, and III
Prerequisite: Ceramics I

Ceramics III - Honors

Students who are very serious about working in clay and have been successful in the beginning levels are welcome to work at a more advanced level in this course. Students will work on more challenging forms as well as being responsible for more technical information and knowing more about contemporary ceramics.

Grades: 10, 11, 12
Trimesters Offered: Trimester II and III
Prerequisite: Ceramics II- Advanced