Available in 2018
Course code



10 units


3000 level

Course handbook


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.



  • 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.


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.

Assumed knowledge

Successful completion of AART1300, AART1310, and AART1600 (or equivalent)

Assessment items

Journal: Studio Journal

Project: Studio Output

Contact hours



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


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