In this course, students who have successfully completed Art Explorations/Ceramics 1 expand their repertoire of ceramics techniques. Students will be introduced to Raku firing, figure sculpting, and a variety of surface treatments. Skills in hand building and wheel throwing will continue to be expanded upon. Quality of craftsmanship and an emphasis on understanding the Principles of Design will be focused on throughout the year. Field trips to museums and galleries are offered as well. Prerequisite: Ceramics 1 open to all grades with prerequisite.