Ceramics: Sculpting the Human Form


Spring 2014 quarter

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In this class students will sharpen their observation skills by rendering the human form using a live model. Topics discussed will include the ethics of using the human form in art, determining if a figure is needed in a work, and the implications of using a partial or whole body. Skills covered include construction of armatures, sculpting around an armature with solid clay, hollowing and reconstruction, and techniques for sculpting problematic areas like heads, hands, and feet. A variety of surface options will also be covered including fired and room temperature glaze.

Program Details

Fields of Study

Location and Schedule

Campus location



Offered during: Evening

Advertised schedule: 6-8:30p Tue/Thu


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Online Learning

No Required Online Learning: No access to web tools required. Any web tools provided are optional for students.

Special Expenses

$60 or more for finishing and additional materials


Date Revision
August 15th, 2013 Course changed from Winter Qtr to Spring Qtr.

Registration Information

Credits: 4 (Spring)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 20


Course Reference Numbers

Jr - Sr (4 credits): 30234
Fr - So (4 credits): 30235

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