CRAM 320: Ceramics: Kiln Building

An overview of kiln technologies is introduced. Various kilns and kiln building methods and materials are presented. The technical, formal, and conceptual aspects of kilns are explored and their effect on the esthetic results they produce. A specific type of kiln is researched, designed and built by the class, either by each student or as a group project. Repair and maintenance of kilns is covered. Studio work, demonstrations, researches and presentations, discussions and critiques form an integral part of this class.


Any 200 level CRAM or permission of the instructor

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