- Code ARTV2807
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Visual Arts
- Academic career UGRD
- Nicholas Stranks
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2014
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This course aims to develop student awareness of positive and negative space through mould making processes. Students will be introduced to the practical and conceptual underpinning of mould making including the production of multiples while continuing to extend their knowledge of formal properties including volume and surface. Historical and contemporary examples of artists using this approach to making will be referenced. Students will produce a series of approaches to mould making including silicon rubber and piece moulding to produce wax positives for future casting. Students will keep visual and technical diaries and studio theory aims to develop critical and evaluative skills to interpret and understand artworks within a contemporary and historical context. Occupational health and safety instruction is an integral part of this course.
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 skills relevant to mould making and surface replication in response to Sculpture Workshop projects.
- Explore the potential of material/s used in the mould making and surface replication projects.
- Investigate the inventive application of concepts and processes relevant to space and reproduction
- Engage with historical and theoretical contexts relevant to the sculpture projects.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work and Visual Diaries [Los 1-4] 80%,
Documentation/Studio Theory [Los 2-4] 20%
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Workload4 hours per week lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice and 6 hours per week independent studio practice.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|5103||17 Feb 2014||07 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||30 May 2014||In Person||N/A|