Introduction to 3-Dimensional Studies

Course code AART1600Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

This course is for students enrolled in programs other then the Bachelor of Fine Art and introduces the core skills needed to understand and explore the creative potential of current three-dimensional (3D) practice in the areas of sculpture, fibres-textiles and ceramics. This foundation experience considers the technical, historical, theoretical, and conceptual dimensions of this media.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1, Semester 2
Port Macquarie Nth Coast InstSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
Objectives1. Demonstrate creative engagement in various aspects of 3D practice in response to project briefs.
2. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the cultural, historical, theoretical and contemporary 3D contexts through studio production.
3. Display evidence of the development of individual visual sensibility and creativity in response to set projects.
4. Employ tools and materials in a confident, competent and safe manner while engaged in 3D processes both in tutorials and individually as evidenced in a portfolio of weekly progress.
ContentIntroduction to 3D visual culture.
• Fundamental techniques, approaches, and methodologies in 3D practice.
• Historical, theoretical, conceptual and ethical issues underpinning 3D practice.
• Introduction to the development of effective research methodologies.
• Occupational health and safety and safe work practices.
Replacing Course(s)-
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsStudio
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Portfolio/Studio Production. Due approx end of semester. Focus is on Course Objectives 1,2,3,4.
Presentations - IndividualPortfolio/Studio Production. Due approx mid-semester. Focus is on Course Objectives 1,2,3,4.
Contact HoursTutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Studio: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for AART1600