2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 15, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

ART 0281 - Wheel Throwing

Credits: 3

An extensive introduction to working to the potter’s wheel as a tool for clay form-making. Students learn the basic techniques of centering, opening and raising the walls of pots. Once familiar with these techniques, students learn how to create such functional objects as individuals and sets of plates, bowls, and mugs along with teapots and other lidded vessels. The wheel is also considered as a tool for making nonfunctional works that are sculptural works. While being exposed to a full range of historical and contemporary pottery, students develop a personal sense of material, form, and design along with methods of glazing and firing.

Prerequisites: ART 0204  or permission of instructor.