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Ceramic Bowls

About the Ceramics Program

Shadow Mountain's ceramics program prepares students to creatively and technically to express their emotions, ideas, or inner visions by producing art works out of clay and similar materials.

The course provides instruction on hand-building skills and wheel techniques; molding; slips and glazes; trimming and decorating; firing and kiln operation; oxidation; mixed media; ceramic murals; and personal style development.

Student Acquired Skills

Students who are enrolled into the ceramics program will acquire skills that will transfer into the student's everyday life. Students will continue to build and enhance many of these skills, enabling them to effectively communicate with others verbally as well as through written forms of communication.

  • Creative flair
  • Practical ceramics skills
  • Time management
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organizational ability
  • Attention to detail
  • Patience
  • Design skills

Ceramics Course Plan

Successful Career Pathways

  • Ceramics Teacher
  • Art Teacher
  • Craft Artist
  • Fine Artist
  • Painters
  • Sculptors
  • Illustrators
  • Music Teacher