Gold & Silversmithing 1 introduces students to the basic skills, techniques and processes of metalworking and through a range of set exercises students are instructed in the use of basic hand tools. Occupational health and safety instruction is an integral part of this course. The program introduces the student to artistic practice and processes in the field through a studio theory segment.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Utilise skills relevant to precise miniature construction in response to Gold & Silver Workshop projects;
- Explore material/s used in precise miniature construction projects;
- Recognise relationships between concept and process in relation to precise miniature construction;
- Identify historical and theoretical contexts relevant to Gold & Silversmithing projects.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work and visual journal (80%) [LO’s 1 - 4]
and Documentation (20%). [LO’s 2 - 4]
Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks: lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice; and b) 82 hours of independent studio practice, reading and writing.
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|
|3283||20 Feb 2017||27 Feb 2017||31 Mar 2017||26 May 2017||In Person||N/A|