Paper as Form

Course code AART3340Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

Introduces students to a range of techniques and processes using paper media 3-dimensionally and the many possibilities it offers for creative expression within a contemporary framework. Experiences will embrace historical, theoretical, technical and conceptual dimensions.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
Objectives1. To explore the expressive possibilities of paper in the creation of 3-D forms;

2. To establish relevant knowledge and practical skills;

3. To stimulate creative interest in paper as an integral element of 3-dimensional expression;

4. To examine and highlight the use of paper in art forms in historical and contemporary practice;

5. To examine traditional paper forming techniques and application and their relevance to contemporary practice;

6. To develop visual research materials a resource.
ContentTopics may include:

Fibre/Pulp preparation;


Colouration (dye, pigment);

Sheet Formation;

Bookbinding (western, oriental) artists books;


3-D moulding, casting, spraying;

Collage and assemblage;

Mixed and multi media experimentation;

Materials technology;

Health and safety.
Replacing Course(s)n/a
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeSuccessful completion of AART1300, AART1310, and AART1500 (or equivalent)
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsStudio
Assessment Items
JournalStudio journal accounts for 20%
Studio OutputStudio production accounts for 80%
Contact HoursStudio: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for AART3340