• 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
Gold and Silversmithing: Surface as Refinement of Form (ARTV2418)

This is a project-oriented course, which introduces students to an exploration of processes of surface refinement on metal. This includes embossing, patination, plating, powder coating. Students will apply critical thinking to devise an innovative approach to a diversity of surface treatments. Occupational health and safety instruction is an integral part of this course.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Utilise skills relevant to surface of forms in response to Gold and Silversmithing Workshop projects;
  2. Explore material/s relevant to the surface of forms used in Gold and Silversmithing Workshop projects;
  3. Recognise relationships between concept and process relevant to the surface of forms;
  4. Identify historical and theoretical contexts relevant to Gold and Silversmithing Workshop projects. 

Indicative Assessment

Portfolio of studio work (80%) [LOs 1, 2, 3, 4]

Journal/Documentation/Studio (20%). [LOs 3 and 4]

Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.

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Workload

4 hours per week lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice and 6 hours per week independent studio practice.

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $2520
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3876
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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