This course extends fundamental knowledge of introductory woodworking skills introducing a range of methods to bend timber to create individual curved elements. A range of methods for creating curves from solid sections and from laminating and veneering are surveyed, as well as techniques for joinery in curved work. Students will work both during and outside of class to create a significant component of an object, artwork, or making-process. The course is taught by a combination of readings, lectures, discussions, demonstrations, and supervised practice that exposes students to a combination of technology, theory, history, and design and making processes. 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 creative exploration, experimentation and integration of ideas, materials and techniques relevant to woodworking;
- Apply knowledge of the historical, cultural and theoretical contexts, and contemporary practices in appropriating techniques or methods to individual projects;
- Demonstrate critical reflection and contextual understanding on own work and that of other artists/designers through note-taking in journal and in discussions.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work and visual journal (80%) [LOs 1 - 4]
and Documentation (20%) [LOs 2 - 4]
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.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8944||18 Jul 2016||29 Jul 2016||31 Aug 2016||28 Oct 2016||In Person||N/A|