Ceramics Production

Course code AART3370
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

Builds on the student's knowledge of ceramic techniques through set projects and/or approved student initiated activities. Set projects emphasise limited production techniques for creating similar forms or identical forms repeatedly. Emphasis is placed on experimentation and the exploration of ideas.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

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

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

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

4. To develop visual research material as a resource.

Content

Topics may include:

  • Model Production;
  • Slip-casting method;
  • Plaster Mould making;
  • Jigger/Jolley;
  • Wheel Throwing;
  • Use of ceramic equipment;
  • Contemporary and historical ceramics;
  • Research documentation;
  • 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