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May 23, 2016 by Andrea Huezo (aghuezo)
FA 2111 : Ceramic Design in Handbuilt Forms
Mon, 23 May 2016 18:32:32 GMT
Mon, 23 May 2016 14:24:27 GMT
Catalog Pages referencing this course
Fine Arts (FA)
Programs referencing this course
AHFA-BA: Art History and Fine Arts
FA-BA: Fine Arts
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Art/Fine Arts (FA)
Long Course Title
Ceramic Design in Handbuilt Forms
Short Course Title
Ceramics: Handbuilt Forms
Number of Credits
Default Grading Method
Repeatable for Credit?
FA 1014 or FA 1101 or permission of the instructor
Frequency of Offering
Are there Course Equivalents?
FA 2127 - Ceramic Design in Handbuilding
Are Fees Applicable?
Explanation and Description of Fees
Lab fees cover shared materials and consumables used by the course as well as independent access to software.
These vary by studio area but include costs such as model fees, lumber and ground materials for certain projects, computer software access for all students, printer ink, and darkroom chemicals.
Are Additional Resources Required?
Explanation of Additional Resources
Justification for Additional Resources
Describe any Sources of Additional Funding
Further development of handbuilding techniques in ceramic sculpture; pinching, coiling, paddling, and hollowing; use of slabs and hump and press molds. Students produce clay and glazes and experiment with those materials in various reduction and oxidation firing ranges. Materials fee.
1. The student will learn how to work with clay as an art form. 2. Students will be introduced to various techniques in ceramic sculpture. 3. The projects should develop in the nature of non-functional aspects. 4. As part of the course, the student will participate in reduction and oxidation firings as well as clay and glaze-making activities. 5. The student will explore the creative process in the field of ceramics using sketches, 3-dimensional models, or some photo-samples of masterworks may be utilized as a starting point. 6. The Ceramics program reference library will be an integral part of the student's supplemental learning and research activities in this course.
Uploaded a Course Syllabus
FA 2111 Cer Des Handbuilt sample_AcEd.docx
Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
Course Reviewer Comments
Sun, 27 Sep 2015 16:16:00 GMT
Rollback: syllabus does not have required class schedule
Tue, 22 Dec 2015 06:19:35 GMT
Rollback: The GPAC review committee will not be meeting again before January 15 and hence is unable to review this proposal for GPAC attributes. However, you may resubmit without the CCAS GPAC attribute and I will approve provided all the elements are present in the sample syllabus.