Certificate Completers will be able to
. Create coiled pots, pinched bowls, plates, and other distinct forms.
. Throw several forms, including; a bowl, plate, and cup.
. Apply texture to a form while on the wheel.
. Throw a pitcher form, add or pull a spout and attach a handle.
. Recreate a simple form from a contemporary or historic wheel thrown vessel.
. Create lidded forms.
. Glaze work and produce a series of work from found materials and developed glazes.
Catalog No. Description Credits
10-306-200 Ceramics 1: Hand-Bldg Tech-Beg
10-306-201 Ceramics 2: Wheel Throwing
10-306-202 Ceramics 3: Wheel Throw-Interm
10-306-203 Ceramics 4: Material/Procedure
10-306-200 Ceramics 1: Hand-Bldg Tech-Beg...major techniques used to work with clay. Preparing clay, joining, pinch pots, slab building and coiling methods. Studio safety and basic knowledge about firing process.
10-306-201 Ceramics 2: Wheel Throwing...beginning skills needed to create and develop pottery thrown on a wheel. Preparing clay, centering, opening, throwing, collaring, shaping and trimming. Glaze application and adding handles/spouts.
10-306-202 Ceramics 3: Wheel Throw-Interm...continuing work from Ceramics 1 and 2. Practicing the basic techniques of throwing and attaching elements, exploring formal elements. Methods of critique will also be expanded upon.
10-306-203 Ceramics 4: Material/Procedure...run a contemporary studio. Locating and testing clays, creating glazes, and studying ceramic materials. Load and fire contemporary electric kilns; build and fire primitive kilns.
For more information, please contact: The NWTC Artisan and Business Center, (920) 544-5018, or contact Enrollment Services at 888-385-NWTC.