"Ocarina." By Shaelynn Mitsui.
Ceramics 1 is a semester elective course that focuses on sculptural and functional ceramics. Most work will be hand-built and some time will be spent on wheel-throwing techniques.Our focus will be on 3D expression and the skills needed to achieve this. Prerequisite Basic Art, Basic Drawing, or Basic Mixed Media.
"Tea Set." By Julia Lu.
A semester elective that focuses on more advanced, independent clay projects for those who already have ceramics experience. We will have more intricate projects as well as introducing new materials and techniques (e.g., ceramic decals, glass slumping. Prerequisite: Ceramics 1.
"Carousel." By Kayci Kumashiro.
A semester elective that focuses on advanced, independent ceramic projects. The student will focus on three to five complete ceramic projects for the semester depending on intricacy and complexity of their ideas. They will take time to plan and propose an idea of what they would like to create and during creation, journal about the process and reflect on any complications, difficulties and new insights regarding their personal creative process. Through written and verbal feedback in their journal, the teacher will track their progress and provide guidance. Prerequisite: Ceramics 2 and teacher approval.