In Gold & Silversmithing 5, the project-oriented program extends student technical, material and conceptual skills. At this level students are expected to have gained from previous courses sufficient experience to use hand tools and engineering equipment with some independence. Students devise individual responses to one set theme to develop their ability to apply techniques appropriate to particular concepts. In addition an extensive individual work proposal is developed, applying critical thinking and innovation to a broad range of materials, techniques and concepts. A program of studio theory is undertaken to examine the historical and contemporary contexts of gold and silversmithing. 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:
- demonstrate thorough knowledge of the processes, terminology, forms and materials of gold & silversmithing.
- apply skills and knowledge to the making of creative works.
- develop and evaluate concepts and processes by thinking creatively, critically and reflectively.
- work independently and/or collaboratively in a workshop environment in response to project demands.
- reflect on social, ethical, cultural, technological and environmental issues of creative practice considering local and international perspectives.
of studio work and visual journal (80%) and Documentation (20%).
Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessionsthat
provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.
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12 hours per week lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice and 6 in excess of hours per week independent studio practice.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2609||16 Feb 2015||06 Mar 2015||31 Mar 2015||29 May 2015||In Person||N/A|