Available in 2018

Course handbook

Description

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.


Availability2018 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2018

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

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.


Content

Topics may include:

  • Fibre/Pulp preparation;
  • Recycling;
  • Colouration (dye, pigment);
  • Sheet Formation;
  • Bookbinding (western, oriental) artists books;
  • Conservation;
  • 3-D moulding, casting, spraying;
  • Collage and assemblage;
  • Mixed and multi media experimentation;
  • Materials technology;
  • Health and safety.

Requisites

To enrol in this course students must have successfully completed 60 units at the 1000 level.

Students must have successfully completed 60 units at 1000 level to enrol in this course.


Assessment items

Journal: Studio Journal

Project: Studio Output


Contact hours

Callaghan

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