Studio, demonstration. Introduction to all basic methods of handbuilding and decorating techniques. Focus both on vessel tradition and ceramic sculpture. Introduction to glazes, slips, and firing in the stoneware tradition. Hands-on, active participation, attendance required. Overview of ceramic historical, cultural tradition. Prerequisite: for majors, ART 131 or 132; for non-majors, ART 110 or 131 or consent of instructor.