Experimental Ceramics

Course code AART3360
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

Fosters creative work by students that uniquely expresses their conceptual concerns. This course aims to build on students knowledge of ceramic forming and finishing techniques through set projects and/or approved student initiated projects. Emphasis is placed in the utilisation of experimental processes and techniques of developing clays, forming methods and finishing.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. To encourage an individual approach;

2. To consolidate and extend technical knowledge and practical skills;

3. To encourage a creative and experimental approach;

4. To develop ceramic techniques as a means of creative expression within a contemporary framework;

5. To extend knowledge of ceramic forming, decorating and finishing works;

6. To develop visual research material as a resource.

Content

Topics may include:

  • Clay and glaze technology;
  • Firing techniques;
  • Pneumatic extruding;
  • Use of ceramic equipment;
  • Contemporary and historical ceramics;
  • Research documentation;
  • Forming techniques;
  • Health and safety.

Assumed Knowledge

Successful completion of AART1300 and AART1310

Assessment Items

Project: Studio Output

Journal: Journal

Participation: Attendance

Contact Hours

Studio

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term