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Ceramics Courses

Enjoy the feel of wet clay between your fingers? Kirkwood's ceramics classes offer wonderful explorations in hand building, throwing, colorful glazes, and firing in electric and wood-fire kilns. 

ART 173: Ceramics
Get an introduction to wheel-thrown and hand-building forms. Students examine methods of working with clay. Credits: 3, Prereq: none

ART 174: Ceramics II
Continue your development of wheel-throwing and hand-building skills. Assignments are geared for progressive development of the individual's ability. Credits: 3, Prereq: ART-173

ART 175: Ceramics III
Continue your development of wheel-throwing and hand-building skills gained in Ceramics II. Assignments are geared for progressive development of the individual's ability. It may be repeated once for credit. Credits: 3, Prereq: ART-174

ART 220: Ceramics IV
This course provides opportunities for students to do advanced individual projects in sculptural and functional ceramics. Assignments are geared for progressive development of the individual's ability. Technical awareness of glaze materials, glaze formulation, firing techniques and studio operations are covered. Specific objectives are individualized and recorded in a contract signed by the instructor and student. It may be repeated for credit. Credits: 3, Prereq: ART-175