Paper as Form
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.
- Semester 1 - 2015
1. 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.
Topics 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.
Successful completion of AART1300, AART1310, and AART1500 (or equivalent)
Journal: Studio Journal
Project: Studio Output
Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term