This course introduces students to a range of techniques and processes for making and using paper three-dimensionally. Students will be encouraged to experiment with the many possibilities paper offers for creative expression within a contemporary framework. Studio outcomes will be grounded in historical, theoretical, technical and conceptual research.
Availability2020 Course Timetables
- Semester 1 - 2020
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Utilise the expressive possibilities of paper in creating 3-D art forms;
2. Demonstrate relevant material knowledge and practical skills;
3. Work conceptually to create resolved art forms in paper;
4. Demonstrate a knowledge of traditional paper forming techniques and their relevance to contemporary art practice;
5. Direct individual project-based research and documentation.
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;
- Material technology;
- Health and safety.
If you have successfully completed AART3340 you cannot enrol in this course.
Journal: Studio Journal - 20%
Project: Project 1 Studio Output - 30%
Project: Project 2 Studio Output - 50%
Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term