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Art Studio: Clay: Wheel Throwing

ARTS 114 Z2 (CRN: 60851)

3 Credit Hours

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About ARTS 114 Z2

Development of throwing skills and the capacity to create a range of forms. Investigation of surface treatment techniques such as slip painting and glazing. Low-fire and stoneware firing. Related clay and glaze technology. Prerequisites: ARTS 012 and one of the following: ARTH 005, ARTH 006, or ARTH 008.

Instructor

Hoyt Barringer ()

Notes

Dates: July 14 - Aug 8, 2014 This is a 3 credit studio art class which requires more hours than a conventional course. Lab fee: $50

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Section Description

In this course, the potter's wheel is used as the primary forming process for making functional and sculptural stoneware pieces. What makes a well thrown form technically and sculpturally? How do we determine proper proportion, form and function? Provided is an experience with process and materials that develop the necessary skills enabling students to connect the hand and eye with the heart and mind. Visual, tactile and historical possibilities are explored using local and refined slips, oxides and high fire glazes. Tools can be purchased at the UVM Bookstore.

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Location

Williams Hall 106 (View Campus Map)

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