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Introduction to Clay Honors

Description

The student will be introduced to the art of clay as a means of personal expression and communication. Students will experiment with the plastic quality of clay to form three-dimensional structures using the pinch, coil, slab, and potter’s wheel techniques. Students will understand the chemical and physical changes that take place in clay through the construction and firing processes and will be able to evaluate clay forms on the basis of elements and principles of design.

Editor's note: This course is an Honors course for 2021-2022.