Free Ceramic Forming (ART252) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Free Ceramic Forming ART252 Fall and Spring 3 0 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
None
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • General explanation of course content knowledge. Giving information about course content and materials.
  • General information about the history of ceramic art, ceramic tools from past to present, general information about national and international ceramic artists.
  • Getting acquainted with ceramic clay, getting to know the ceramic material and shaping tools.
  • Introduction to free ceramic forming, plate preparation.
Course Content The ceramic clay; using clay for freehand forming; creating unique ceramic forms without restricting the individual creativity; creating two- or three-dimensional free-form designs using the ceramic clay.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 What is ceramics, its contributions to human life and its importance, and a brief review of the place of ceramic art in the history of art, ceramic tools from past to present, general information about national and international ceramic artists. General explanation of course content knowledge. Giving information about course content and materials.
2 Getting acquainted with ceramic clay, getting to know the ceramic material and shaping tools. General explanation of basic ceramic techniques. Preparing the necessary material for the class
3 Knowledge of basic ceramic shaping techniques and their application with examples. 1. Finger method 2.Sausage technique 3.Plate technique 4.Border technique 5. Dyeing and firing knowledge.
4 Making the sketch design for the targeted actual work.
5 Implementation of the prepared sketches in line with the selected technique/techniques.
6 Implementation of the prepared sketches in line with the selected technique/techniques. Sketching
7 Midterm
8 Knowledge of the harmony between negative and positive forms. Composition knowledge and practice of two or more different forms. Practicing
9 Implementation of the prepared sketches in line with the selected technique/techniques. Practicing
10 Implementation of the prepared sketches in line with the selected technique/techniques. Practicing
11 Relief work. Implementation of the sketches they designed.
12 Relief work. Implementation of the sketches they designed.
13 Completion of the work done (drying, painting, glazing…)
14 Biscuit baking, dyeing and final baking of the works.
15 Exhibition preparations and exhibition of the works done. Exhibition preparations.
16 General Evaluation of the work done in the whole semester and the general situation of the course.

Sources

Other Sources 1. Arcasoy, A. (1983). Seramik Teknolojisi. İstanbul: M.Ü., G.S.F., Seramik Bölümü Yayınları, No:1.
2. Barnard, M. (2002). Sanat Tasarım ve Görsel Kültür. Ankara: Ütopya Yayınları.
3. Fischer, E. (1995). Sanatın Gerekliliği. (Çev: Cevat Çapan). İstanbul: Payel Yayınları.
4. Flynn, M. (2002). Ceramics Figures. London: A&C Black.
5. Mansfield, J. (1991). Salt-Glaze Ceramics. London: A&CBlack.
6. May, R. (2001). Yaratma Cesareti. İstanbul: Metis Yayınları.
7. Mülayim, S. (1994). Sanata Giriş. İstanbul: Bilim Teknik Yayınevi.
8. Tansuğ, S. (1988). Sanatın Görsel Dili. İstanbul: Remzi Kitabevi.
9. Yılmabaşar, J. (1980). Jale Yılmabaşar Seramikleri ve Yöntemleri. Ankara: Türk Tarih Kurumu Basımevi.
10. Watson, O. (2004). Ceramics From Islamic Lands. London: Thames&Hudson.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 15 10
Laboratory - -
Application 12 40
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 29 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses X

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To acquire extensive theoretical and applied knowledge about the field of art and design.
2 To conduct academic research on the terms, notions, cases and issues related to the field; to identify, comprehend, design and apply them through proper/correct methods and techniques.
3 To transform the field knowledge into creative thinking skills.
4 To be able to plan and carry out projects, related to the field, in conceptual and production process both as an individual and as a member of a group. To evaluate and share the results with society.
5 To specify the field competencies and to develop a lifelong social responsibility and critical thinking ability.
6 To be able to use information technologies in the field effectively at the European Computer Driving Licence Advanced Level.
7 To have a good command of a foreign language at European Language Portfolio B1 Level and to be able to communicate with the colleagues and to follow the developments in the field.
8 To produce and carry out projects by using quantitative and qualitative data in the field and to share them with the professionals or non-professionals.
9 To be aware of national and international values in art and design and to acquire professional ethics.
10 To transform the abstract and concrete concepts into creative thoughts and authentic works.
11 To gain knowledge about culture and history of art and acquire an esthetical consciousness.
12 To acquire sufficient knowledge and develop an awareness of the universal justice, cultural, ethical and natural preservation, and occupational health and safety.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application 12 2 24
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 6 2 12
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 6 6
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 100