Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

 

WEEK 1

Sept. 27 October 1

 

 

9-11 Program Introduction: Covenant, Syllabus, and Content

 

12-2 Geology: Introduction & Geologic Time

9-12 Ceramics (A):

Intro:clay and hand-building; Project 1

(Chapters 1,2,3)

1-4 Drawing:Contour and Gesture; Project 1

9-12 Ceramics(B):

 

9-11:30 and 1:30-4 Geology Lab: Field and Lab Observation and Notebooks; Intro Mt. Rainier

 
Library Orientation

Field Trip: Mt. Rainier National Park Introduction to Regional Geology

 

 

WEEK 2

October 4 October 8

 

 

9-11 Geology: Introduction & Geologic Time

(Chapter 1 & 11)

 

12-2 Seminar: A Year in Paradise; Discussion and Paper Assignment

9-12 Ceramics:

Dry slabs, extrusions, clay tests; Project 2

(Chapters 4,5)

 

1-4 Drawing:Value and Texture; Project 2

9-12 Ceramics

 

Field Trip Fee Due

Meet with the Writing Tutor

9-11:30 and 1:30-4 Geology Lab: Minerals

 

Class Potluck (and Clay Collection?)

 

 

 

WEEK 3

Oct. 11 Oct. 15

 

 

Field Trip: Camp Delany

 

Geology: Igneous Rocks & Volcanism (Chapters 4 & 5)

Camp Delany

Ceramics: Clay digging (Chapt. 7,8, Appendix: clay tests)

 

Drawing: Observation and investigation

Camp Delany

 

Camp Delany

 

 

 

WEEK 4

Oct. 18 Oct. 22

 

 

9-11 Geology: Minerals and Rocks (Chapter 3)

Field Notebooks Due

12-2   Slides

First Essay Due

9-12 Ceramics: Quiz

Review projects 1,2 and clay tests; Project 3 (Chapts. 9, 10, and peruse 11& 12)

1-4 Drawing: watercolor; Project 3

9-12 Ceramics

9-11:30 and 1:30-4 Geology Lab: Sedimentary Rocks

 

 

 

 

WEEK 5

Oct. 25 Oct. 29

 

 

9-11 Geology: Weathering and Sediments (Chapters 6 & 7)

Geology Quiz

 

12-2 Seminar: Encounters with the Archdruid: Discussion and Paper Assign.

 

9-12 Ceramics: Glazing; Project 4 (Chapts. 8,24 & 25)

 

1-4 Drawing: Composition and formats; more color techniques and theory;

Project 4

9-12 Ceramics

 

Meet with the Writing Tutor

Field Trip: Staircase and Mt. Ellinore

 

 

 

 

WEEK 6

Nov. 1 Nov.

 

 

9-11 Geology: Weathering and Sediments (Chapters 6 & 7)

 

12-2 Slides

Second Essay Due

9-12 Ceramics: Quiz; Intro to press molds;

theme work

(Chapts. 21 & 22)

 

1-4 Drawing: Scientific illustration; theme work

9-12 Ceramics

9-11:30 and 1:30-4 Geology Lab: Microscopy of Rocks and Minerals (Light and SEM)

 

 

 

 

WEEK 7

November 8 November 12

 

 

9-11 Geology: Tectonics (Chapter 2)

 

12-2   Seminar: TBA

 

9-12 Ceramics: Review projects 4,5 and theme starts;

Intro to throwing

(Chapts. 18& 19)

 

1-4 Drawing: Non-traditional drawing techniques; theme work

9-12 Ceramics

 

Meet with the Writing Tutor

9-11:30 and 1:30-4 Geology Lab: Microscopy of Rocks and Minerals (Light and SEM)

Field Trip: Kalaloch and Olympic National Park

 

 

 

WEEK 8

November 15 November 19

 

 

9-11 Geology: Structures (Chapter 9)

 

12-2   Slide Lecture

Third Essay Due

9-12 Ceramics:

Open and closed thrown forms; theme work

 

1-4 Drawing: Book construction techniques

9-12 Ceramics

9-11:30 and 1:30-4 Geology Lab: Building Minerals

 

 

 

 

WEEK 9

November 29 December 3

 

 

9-11 Geology: Metamorphism (Chapter 8)

 

12-2 Seminar:TBA

9-12 Ceramics:Ceramics Exam

last studio work day

 

1-4 Drawing: Book construction; theme work

9-12 Ceramics

Field Trip: TBA

 

 

 

 

WEEK 10

December 6 December 10

 

 

9-11 Geology Exam

 

12-2 Seminar: Writing Self-Evaluations

9-12 Ceramics: Studio Clean up and final review of work

 

1-4 Drawing: Studio Clean up and Review of Journals

9-12 Presentation and Class Potluck

 

Meet with the Writing Tutor

Presentation and Class Potluck