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ARTS 343 Intermediate Wheel

Prerequisite: ARTS 303. (Both semesters/3 credits/lab fee/4 class and studio hours) 

Continued studies in the production of ceramic ware using the potter’s wheel as a primary tool. The course will include an in-depth study of the medium and large bowl forms and lidded forms, the closed form, concentrating on throwing and shaping concepts, rims and necks, trimming and aesthetics, experiences with the pitcher form, the jug and the mug, leather-hard decoration and closed form glazing and firing concepts. Students completing this course will acquire an understanding of the science and technical aspects of and skill in creating wheel- thrown pottery and develop a personal statement with their ceramic art.