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Art and Design

ART 218


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Credit Hours

(3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Section Start Dates


Section NoStart Date
148121August 25, 2014
148135August 25, 2014
148145August 25, 2014
148162August 25, 2014

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Ceramics 3


Course Description

This course is a continuation of ART 119 where theories embodied in ceramics as an art form are critiqued. Techniques used by renowned ceramic artists to create complex pieces are studied.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Distinguish works of art, ceramics in particular, which encourage positive behavior.
  • Demonstrate ways in which the visual arts, ceramics in particular, can function within society.
  • Analyze the interrelationship of ceramics with various art forms.
  • Investigate ceramic equipment that facilitates construction of form.
  • Illustrate the relationship of two-dimensional form to three-dimensional form.
  • Investigate the history of pattern throughout world culture as it relates to tile making.
  • Construct uniform tiles utilizing an art history source as a guide.
  • Analyze the plasticity, shrinkage and absorption of various clay bodies.
  • Create original stamps for imprinting on clay surfaces according to defined standards.
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