- Code ARTV2318
- 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
- Mode of delivery In Person
This course introduces specialized fine glass casting process used by New Zealand based Caster Evelyn Dunstan. Advanced wax forming techniques with the application of commercial mould materials allow for high resolution and details in kiln casting processes. Set projects will introduce thematic ideas and are aimed at developing student’s ability to reflect and integrate concepts with material and process investigations. Lectures and group discussions assist students locate their experimental methods within the broader field of crafts, design and visual arts practice. 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 specific kiln casting process and cold working techniques in response to set tasks
- Independently explore the potential of material/s used in Glass kiln casting workshop tasks
- Investigate the application of concepts and processes to self directed glass works
- Engage and explore historical and theoretical contexts, informed by supporting lectures and individual research
Indicative AssessmentStudio work and final critique (80%) [LO 1, 2, 3, 4]
Journal/Documentation (20%) [LO 3, 4].
Feedback on work in progress is provided during class, and over the course of a group critique session. The final body of work will be assessed at the end of semester, based on presented completed works, journals, tests and models.
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Workload48 hours contact include demonstrations, technical intensive classes, lectures, group discussions, and a group critique. 82 hours independent research and studio practice (total 130 hours).
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