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In this course you will learn the process of visual analysis that helps artists and critics describe and evaluate artwork. We will discuss how the elements and principles of design apply to ceramic work and how to employ them in ways that appeal to your own particular artistic taste. This critical analysis will help you understand why you are thrilled by one piece and displeased with another. For the first half of the class we will focus on analyzing form and function. For the second half we will focus on surface decoration.

 

Molly Cronenwett – Wednesdays, 6:30-9pm, Jan 15 – Mar 18 (Winter 2020)

 

Prerequisite: Students must have completed at least one Beginning or Mixed Levels Wheel Throwing class.

Materials: Students will be asked to bring examples of their own or other ceramic pieces that they would like to analyze, plus $20 for a bag of clay (beyond the bag included in course fee).

Tuition includes one bag of clay and covers glazes and firing fees, but not tools. Students may need to purchase a basic tool kit prior to the first class.

All ArtSchool registrations have a $3 processing fee added upon check-out.

ArtsCenter members receive 15% off of the cost of this course!

All ArtSchool classes are 15 years old and up unless otherwise specified.