Experimental Ceramics

Course code AART3360Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

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.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2012, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Objectives1. 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.
ContentTopics 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.
Replacing Course(s)n/a
Transitionn/a
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeSuccessful completion of AART1300 and AART1310
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsStudio
Assessment Items
JournalStudio journal accounts for 20%
Other: (please specify)Students are expected to attend at least 80% of classes
Studio OutputStudio production accounts for 80%
Contact HoursTutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Studio: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for AART3360