ARTS 225 - Raku (2,2) 3 Credits
Prerequisite(s): ARTS 216 - Ceramics II .
An indepth study and practice of the ceramic process of Raku, a 16th century ceramic process originating in Japan. Students will learn the historical origins and meanings of Japanese Raku and its adaptation by Western potters. Students will learn the process of making Raku clay and glaze. They will also learn how to fire a Raku kiln. Students will work on individual and group projects. Students will purchase vouchers for clay through the Finance Department, and will be responsible for purchasing ceramic tools and fire resistant gloves on their own.
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