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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Ceramics II
Course: ART162

First Term: 1995 Fall
Lec + Lab   3 Credit(s)   6 Period(s)   5.1 Load  
Subject Type: Academic
Load Formula: S

Description: Major emphasis on wheel throwing, glaze making and decorating techniques

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Demonstrate the ability to manipulate a variety of clay and clay bodies. (I)
2. Demonstrate a continuation of hand building techniques. (II)
3. Throwing on the potter`s wheel, a continuation of the cylinder form. (III)
4. Wheel trimming and completion of forms. (III)
5. Use clay inlay and stamp techniques. (IV)
6. To combine various forms in clay. (II)
7. Describe firing procedures and scheduling. (V)
8. To combine various applications of glazing techniques. (VI)
9. Use alternative methods of firing ceramic ware. (V)
10. Demonstrate a competency in decorating surface techniques (IV)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Clay And Clay Bodies
   A. Continuation of clay body exploration
   B. Continuation of clay body characteristics
II. Continuation Of Hand-Building Methods
   A. Of exploring of interior and exterior forms.
   B. Extruded forms
   C. Pulled forms.
   D. Combined hand building forms
III. Potter`s Wheel Methods/Skills
   A. Continuation of cylinder shapes
   B. Continuation of bowl shapes
   C. Constricted forms
   D. Trimming
IV. Surface Treatment/ Decoration
   A. Continuation of incising/scraping/perforation
   B. Slip trailing/inlay/impression
   C. Continuation of combined methods
V. Kiln Loading/Firing
   A. Continuation bisque/glaze loading methods
   B. Firing procedures/scheduling
   C. Reduction/oxidation firing
   D. Alternative firing techniques.
VI. Glazes/Glazing
   A. Continuation of applied glaze techniques
   B. Glaze mixing
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  4/25/1995

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