This course introduces students to intermediate hot glass working and finishing techniques. Course assignments foster the acquisition of intermediate skills in glass blowing, and extend to colour work, component making and cold working. Theme-based projects encourage students to investigate materials and explore developing concepts, informed by technical knowledge. Integrated demonstrations, lectures and course discussions provide students with a broader understanding of hot shop based techniques and practices, in the areas of craft, design and visual arts. Occupational health and safety instruction is integrated throughout the syllabus.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Competently utilise a range of intermediate glass blowing and finishing skills, in response to set tasks
- Independently explore the potential of material/s through Glass blowing and finishing processes
- Demonstrate an analytical approach to exploring material and concepts for hot glass based projects
- Engage and explore historical and theoretical contexts relevant to the projects.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work (80%) [LO 1, 2, 3]
and Journal/Documentation/Studio Theory presentation (20%) [LO 3, 4].
Feedback on work in progress is provided during class and at mid semester review session. Final assessment will be based on presented completed works, journals, tests and models.
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Workload4 hours per week supervised studio practice includes hands on instruction, lectures and group discussion. 6 hours per week independent studio practice includes a minimum of 1 (3 hour) self-directed hot shop session, shared with blowing partner.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|5065||17 Feb 2014||07 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||30 May 2014||In Person||N/A|