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Ceramics Firing Techniques/Alternative Methods

Credits: 3Catalog #20815296

The class will focus on different firing techniques. Techniques covered would be Raku, sawdust firings, the use of saggars at different temperatures, vapor glazes and primitive pit kilns, as well as more traditional luster firings and other low temperature techniques. Surface treatments to pots that enhance the uniqueness of the firing would be stressed. Students will have the opportunity to build kilns and manage the firings themselves. If possible, the class would try to have pieces in, and help with, a wood firing and salt firing. The class will meet in the Downtown Ceramics studio as well as at the Commercial Ave Campus for some firings.

Note: Fees for fall classes are not displayed at this time because tuition rates are not yet defined by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board. Rather than provide incorrect information, no fees for fall classes will be displayed until tuition rates are received. It is estimated that fall fees will be displayed later in May 2015. Once fees are available, updated costs will appear in your student financial account.



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last updated: 09:01:24 PM May 23 2015

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Catalog/Class # Semester Class Dates Meeting Times Instructor Mode of Instruction Approximate Tuition  

 

  20815296
Class #32791
Fall 2015-2016 Aug 31 2015 -
Dec 16 2015
1:00 PM-3:50 PM
M W
Kirkland, Joanne  In Person Seats Available: 11