Course: Ceramics

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Course title Ceramics
Course code KVV/KERAM
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Selingerová Veronika, Mgr. MgA. ArtD.
  • Bébarová Jana, Mgr.
Course content
Modelling simple vessels by solid mould techniques, from plates, from rolls. Principles of pottery throwing. Drying process monitoring, biscuit firing, glazing. Getting to know the material properties and its usability for various techniques and purposes. Familiarizing with the contemporary ceramic production in the form of student's contributions from actual exhibitions, place of residence or occasional visits of significant events. Observing the art periodicals.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Grafic and Art Activities
  • Homework for Teaching - 15 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 39 hours per semester
  • Semestral Work - 6 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Practical application of the basic ceramic techniques provided within the obligatory course /modelling and spatial creation/ in the informative-theoretical form. Continuation of the previous work and completion of the programme with the technique of modelling and shaping a vessel or object according to individual choice. / Shaping from plates, casting, pottery throwing, etc./.
Basic knowledge about ceramic technology, clays, glazes, modelation techniques.
Basic knowledge about ceramic technology, clays, glazes, modelation techniques.. Ability to transforme indea of simple original vesel into ceramic material.

Assessment methods and criteria
Analysis of Creative works (Music, Pictorial,Literary)

Acquiring the necessary technological principles, active communication during consultations, prejudice in favour of demanding and patient work. Observation of system and hygienic rules, work safety instructions. Regular participation in seminars.
Recommended literature
  • BRAUNOVÁ,A. (1985). Kouzlo keramiky a porcelánu. Práce, Praha.
  • MORANT,H. (1983). Dějiny užitého umění. Praha.
  • RADA, P. (1990). Techniky keramiky. Praha.

Study plans that include the course
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