Hand Building Ceramics II

Course Number: 609

Open To:
Grades 9-12

Course Length:
Semester; 5 Units

UC/CSU Approved: Visual & Performing Arts “F” requirement. Satisfies one semester of VAPA graduation requirement.

Course Description:
This course builds on the beginning ceramics course and stresses a more creative use of the materials. The students will study and learn to appreciate the history and current expressions of sculpture and ceramics, and learn to talk and write intelligently about the subject as well as learning how to make more advanced pieces. Each student is required to work outside of class, including sketchbook drawings from direct observation and an art presentation comparing and contrasting two art movements.

Textbook/Class Resources:

  • Sketchbook

Level of Difficulty:
Moderate
Difficult
  Very Difficult

Estimated Homework Per Class:
30 minutes
30-60 minutes
60-90 minutes

Prerequisites:
Hand Building Ceramics I