IHS

Learning Recommendations:  None

General Description: This course is designed to introduce students to ceramics hand building techniques and the clay-working process. Students will learn coil, pinch and slab construction methods, surface glaze techniques, elements of art and principles of design in ceramics and sculpture.

Content: Projects will be based on the pinch, coil, and slab techniques. Projects will be assessed on some or all of the Washington State OSPI Visual Art Standards.

Strategies:  Students will create projects while working within a collaborative studio setting. Students will learn through a combination of: direct instruction, one-on-one feedback, individual projects, and group critiques.

Homework: Students will only use out-of-class time to complete initial brainstorming activities if extended time is needed.

Course Fee / Materials:  Yes, see Course/Club/Misc. Fee link