- Code ARTV2118
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Visual Arts
- Areas of interest Visual Arts, Design Arts, Creative Arts
- Academic career UGRD
- Gregory Daly
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2015
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Students will be introduced to the theories of both construction and firing knowledge of kilns. Practical demonstrations and student participation of various kilns focusing on firing atmospheres; including oxidisation, reduction, soda, wood, raku, gas, electric and reduced lustre.
Students will undertake research into different kiln designs and construction.
This course alternates over two years (even and odd years). Even years will explore low temperature kilns & firing techniques. Odd years will explore high temperature kilns and firing techniques.
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 Ceramics in response to Workshop firing projects
- Explore the potential of material/s used in Ceramic projects
- Investigate the inventive application of concepts and processes relating to firing ceramics
- Engage with historical and theoretical contexts relevant to Ceramic Workshop projects
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of work & practical record of kiln firings. (80%) [LOs 1 – 5]
Journal/Documentation/Studio Theory presentation (20%). (1000 words) [LOs 2, 4, 5]
Assessment will be based on the Rubric for this course. Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.
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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|
|High Temp Firing|
|3067||16 Feb 2015||06 Mar 2015||31 Mar 2015||29 May 2015||In Person||N/A|