FCE Work Schedule

WORK SCHEDULE

  • Week 1
  • August
  • 27
    • Syllabus and expectations
    • Quiz #1: Syllabus open on Moodle
    • wedging clay
    • studio maintenance
    • Project #1: Dynamic Form
      • HOMEWORK: Review Design Terminology and look for textures to inform your intent of project #1.
  • 29
    • Review Design Terminology
    • Review Progress on Project #1
      • Potential textures and how to create
      • Continue working
  • Week 2
  • September
  • 3
    • Review Technical Info definitions
    • Quiz #2: Building & Tools & Molds open
    • Working Critique of Project #1
      • sketching of ideas for Eport post
        • HOMEWORK: Look at your Eport and be ready to review next class
          • review 3 different artist websites to discuss next class
  • 5
    • Introduce Project #2: Historic Vessel Adaptation
    • Review Greenware chart on Technical Info sheet
    • Look at individual Eports in class
    • work on project #1
      • HOMEWORK: Define Technical Terms for Materials on handout to be discussed in following class.
      • Research for Project #2 to be presented and discussed in following class
  • Week 3
  • September
  • 10
    • FINAL greenware Critique of Project #1
      • Work on secondary sketches
    • Review material information from Technical info sheet
    • Review research for Project #2
    • Begin working on project #2
    • HOMEWORK: On Technical Info define:
      • Surface treatments for greenware
      • fill in clay chart
      • Kilns and Firing Technical Info
      • Cones and Important Temps
  • 12
    • Review Surface Technical Info
    • Move project #1 into kiln room to dry
    • Work Day for project #2
      • HOMEWORK:
        • Eport posted to Moodle for Project #1 by 5pm Friday Sept 13th
  • Week 4
  • September
  • 17
    • Create test forms for glazes using the extruder
    • Start talking about glazes and surface treatments
    • working crit for project #2
  • 19
    • Introduce Project #3: Open Volumes
    • Final crit for Project #2
    • Demonstration on pottery wheel
      • HOMEWORK: On Technical Info define:
        • Glazing surfaces, transparency, and glaze defects
        • Eport posted to Moodle Project #2 due Friday September 20th by 5pm
  • Week 5
  • September
  • 24
    • Work day for Project #3a
  • 26
    • Work Day for Project #3A
    • Working critique
  • Week 6
  • October
  • 1
    • Critique Project #3a (15 wheel trimmed bowls) due
    • work on project #3b: trimming 4 bowls
    • Introduce project #3c: two closed figurative forms
      • HOMEWORK: Review project #3c guidelines and research
  • 3
    • Project #3b due at beginning of class
    • Review ideas and sketches for project #3c
    • work day for Project #3c
  • Week 7
  • October
  • 8
    • work day for Project #3c
    • Introduce Project #4: Trompe L’oiel
      • HOMEWORK:
        • have 3 artists you are looking at to present on for next class
        • create ideas for project #4
  • 10
    • Project #3c due
    • Discuss artist presentations
    • Start Project #4
  • Week 8
  • October
  • 15
    • Eport review in class
    • work day project #4
  • 17
    • Artist presentations
    • working crit project #4
  • Week 9
  • October
  • 22
    • Artist presentations
    • Final Critique for project #4
  • 24
  • Week 10
  • October
  • 29
    • Discuss Empty Bowls Group project
    • Eport review in class
  • 31
  • Week 11
  • November
    • 5
    • 7
  • Week 12
  • November
  • 12
    • Last Day for Wet Clay
  • 14   
    • work day    
  • Week 13
  • 19
  • 21
  • Week 14
  • November
  • 26
  • 28 Turkey Break
  • Week 15
  • December
  • 3
  • 5
    • Studio cleanup
  • FINAL
  • TUESDAY DECEMBER 10TH 11AM-1:30PM