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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART 365C - Intermediate Ceramics: Mold-Making

Intermediate instruction in ceramics with a focus on mold-making and mold materials including plaster, plywood and polystyrene molds, including more in-depth concept development and historic, contemporary, and multi-cultural approaches to the medium. Class meets five hours per week.

Prerequisite: ART 265.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

Learner Outcome

Activity (optional)


Demonstrate proficiency in the process of producing forms with molds



Students will complete assignments that incorporate the use of plaster molds, clay molds and open form molds with plywood and polystyrene 


Demonstrate knowledge of issues relating to studio, tools, and material safety



Written test to establish student knowledge of safety issues


Demonstrate intermediate knowledge of historical and contemporary technical and conceptual approaches to complex molded forms



Preliminary research assignments and guided discussions during group critiques


Create works that incorporate conceptual content, including strategies of abstraction, narrative and personal expression



Preliminary sketches and completed assignments


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