This course introduces kiln casting processes and cold finishing techniques in glass for design based outcomes. Course projects introduce thematic ideas interwoven with technical processes. Projects are aimed at developing student's ability to work the material and to reflect and develop design based responses to their working method. The course is designed to accommodate learning for students with different levels of experience. Lectures and group discussions assist students to locate their experimental methods within the broader field of craft, design and visual arts practice.
This is a topic-based course that alternates over two years (odd and even years). In odd years the class will introduce silicone retrievable mould making approaches. In even years this class will focus on mould making through retrievable plaster moulds.
Workplace health and safety (WHS) 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 have the knowledge and skills to:
- Competently utilise a range of glass kiln casting processes and cold working techniques in response to design based tasks.
- Independently explore, test and apply processes introduced.
- Link contextual research successfully to material investigation.
- Link and apply design based concepts to projects through critical reflection.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work and visual journal (80%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Contextual support material (10%) Learning Outcome 4
Studio theory presentation, 15 mins, OR critique, 30 mins (10%) Learning Outcome 4
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Workload4 hours of technical instruction, lectures and group discussions per week for 13 weeks. Students are expected to commit a further 6 hours to independent studio practice each teaching week of the semester (total 130 hours).
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|Plaster mould glass casting|
|3758||15 Feb 2016||26 Feb 2016||31 Mar 2016||27 May 2016||In Person||N/A|