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SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARTS 1312L - Micaceous Pottery I

Credits: 2

[Previously offered as: CLAY 172L] Micaceous Clay is a unique type of clay found in Northern New Mexico. It has been used for centuries by Jicarilla Apache, Pueblo and Hispanic potters to produce cooling vessels. This course presents the history of its traditional use as well as traditional and nontraditional techniques for working with this clay. Students produce a variety of open bowls, closed bowls and lidded forms using hand-building techniques, electric kilns and open-pit firing processes.

May be taken twice for degree or certificate credit. Course may not be repeated more than four times.
Offered: Occasionally.
Four lab hours.

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