Learn to create 3 dimensional art in clay using hand building and wheel throwing techniques! Ceramics is a hands-on art class working with clay. This art course will focus on the creation of functional forms (such as cups and bowls) and sculptural pieces using the potter’s wheel and hand building techniques. Hand-building techniques will include slab, coil and pinch methods. Students will also learn a variety of decoration and glazing techniques as well as the clay firing process. Emphasis of the course will be on craftsmanship, creativity and appreciation of clay as a medium for creating art.