Ceramics One Instructor: CAREY MCCRAY
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The Ceramics 1 curriculum introduces students to studio experiences and practice, art history & cultural connections, art vocabulary, aesthetics and the process of art criticism through analysis, interpretation and judgment. Students will be introduced to three-dimensional design concepts through multiple ceramic techniques and processes. Emphasis in Ceramics 1 is placed on skill development, experimentation, creative thinking, self-expression, and quality craftsmanship.
Develop visual literacy and an awareness of an ever-evolving personal aesthetic.
Gain an appreciation for diversity in the classroom and community.
Participate in collaborative and cooperative learning opportunities.
Gain knowledge of historical and contemporary art.
Foster creativity and self-expression, gain confidence and the ability to take risks, and develop higher order problem solving skills.
Develop self-discipline and a strong work ethic.
Improve craftsmanship: skillfully use art tools, media, and equipment and utilize proper safety procedures.
Prepare for Ceramics 2.
Maintain a visual journal and a portfolio.