This course is open to any student who has successfully completed the ceramics course. In this course, students will continue to explore various ceramic construction techniques, such as hand-building with slabs and coils and sculpting. A great deal of time will be spent learning how to throw on a potter’s wheel. Various glazing techniques will be explored. Students will learn how to reclaim clay, create slip, mix glazes, experiment with alternative firing techniques, and how to load and unload a kiln. Weekly sketchbook assignments are required for this class and you will build a digital portfolio to keep a record of your progress and also display your work.
Length: Full Year
Grade Level: 10-12