SRJC Course Outlines

7/22/2024 10:00:19 PMART 34B Course Outline as of Fall 2019

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ART 34BTitle:  ADV CERAMIC SCULPT  
Full Title:  Advanced Ceramic Sculpture
Last Reviewed:1/28/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled4.006 min.Lab Scheduled70.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total105.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 175.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Continuation of Art 34A, introducing a greater variety of ceramic sculpture processes, subject matter, and concepts.  Experimentation in glaze mixing and life-size sculpture.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of ART 34A


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Continuation of Art 34A, introducing a greater variety of ceramic sculpture processes, subject matter, and concepts.  Experimentation in glaze mixing and life-size sculpture.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of ART 34A
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.  Create complex ceramic sculptures.
2.  Make aesthetic judgments of contemporary ceramic sculptures.
 

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Analyze the relationship between forms, surface, materials, proportion
    and scale to appreciate sophisticated ceramic sculptures.
2. Demonstrate advanced hand-building skills and a variety of glaze
    decorations for large and life-size ceramic sculptures.
3. Design their own projects, continuing to develop subject matter and personal vision.
4. Develop artistic standards for the judgment of one's own work.
5. Demonstrate a creative process that include the work habits, practice of hand skills, and
    risk-taking experimentation to express personal themes.
6. Analyze examples of historical and contemporary sculptures to describe aesthetics of ceramic
    sculptures.
7. Formulate new glaze and engobe/underglaze for ceramic sculptures.
8. Expand a working vocabulary of ceramic sculptures and firing processes to make aesthetic
    and technical judgments of one's own work and the work of others.
9. Define health and safety issues that arise from the use of ceramic materials and equipment.

Topics and Scope
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I. Hand-Building Forms
    A. Human body parts: head, torso, hand and foot
    B. Architectural form
II.  Hand-Building Technique to Make Life-Size Ceramic Sculpture
III. Conceptual Aspects of Ceramic Sculptures
    A. Metaphor
    B. Symbol
    C. Narrative
IV. Three-Dimensional Sculptural Form Transformed from Two-Dimensional Painting
V.  Surface decoration
    A. Glaze and engobe/underglaze
    B. Mixing new glazes and engobe/underglaze
VI. Firing Process
    A. Firing temperature
    B. Multi- firing
    C. Low, mid and high fire
    D. Safety
VII.  The Concepts and Elements of Historical and Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture
VIII. Proper Handling of Hazardous Materials in a Studio Environment
 
All topics are addressed in both lecture and lab components of this course.

Assignments:
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Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Write one report (500-700 words) on a ceramic exhibition
 
Lab-Related Assignments:
1. Portfolio to include 5 - 10 pieces, such as:
    A. Use three major hand-building techniques to make a human figure
    B. Explore one's own thoughts around particular social issues and express one's own ideas
    C. Make a ceramics sculpture that is transformed from a two-dimensional painting
    D. Mix new glazes and/or engobe/underglaze and apply to test pieces
    E. Complete surfaces of ceramic forms with results of glaze and engobe/underglaze
         experiment
    F. Examine books and magazines devoted to ceramic sculpture and techniques
    G. Final exhibit of completed glazed work

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 15%
Essay
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
65 - 80%
Portfolio
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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The Craft and Art of Clay: A Complete Potter's Hand Book. 5th ed. Peterson, Jan and Peterson, Susan. Laurence King Publisher. 2012  (classic)

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