This course aims to develop student awareness of positive and negative space as a design principle through the production of multiples and mould making processes. Students will be introduced to the practical and conceptual underpinning of mould making while continuing to extend their knowledge of formal properties relevant to design outcomes. 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 art and design works 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 surfaace replication, in response to design projects.
- Explore the potential of mould making material/s and surface properties used in the projects.
- Investigate the inventive application of concepts and processes relevant to design.
- Engage with historical and theoretical contexts relevant to design outcomes.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work, Visual Diaries [Los 1-4] 80%.
Documentation/Studio Theory, Critique [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|
|5125||17 Feb 2014||07 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||30 May 2014||In Person||N/A|