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TECH-521 Slip Casting

3 Credits

Slip Casting I is an introduction to slip casting ceramics. Slip casting is a method of producing multiple objects in ceramics. Students will learn how to translate their ideas, functional or sculptural, and concepts into clay, while learning fundamental mold making skills and processes. Throughout the semester, students will learn how to produce plaster molds, cast their objects in liquid slip, finish, and fire their work. Projects are focused on skillbuiding, but also delve into concerns of objectmaking and strength of concept.