Ceramics I is a comprehensive introduction to working with clay. We focus on a variety of skills and techniques, such as: Pinching, Coil Building, Slab Building, Wheel Throwing, and the use of a Hump Mold. In addition, the course incorporates proper clay usage and vocabulary, glaze techniques and the cultural and historical use of clay throughout the world.
Students in Ceramics I are encouraged to think creatively and to push their problem solving skills to the next level. Each of the units below is an opportunity for students to demonstrate both their understanding of Ceramics techniques and their ability to think creatively.