Dec 08, 2022  
SFCC Catalog 2020-2021 
SFCC Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARTS 1312L - Micaceous Pottery I

Credits: 2

[Previously offered as: CLAY 172L] Study of micaceous clay, 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 cooking 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.
Offered: Occasionally.
Four lab hours.

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