• Offered by School of Art and Design
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Visual Arts
  • Areas of interest Visual Arts, Creative Arts
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Joanne Searle
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2017
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In this course students will learn various underglaze or overglaze decorative techniques applicable to Ceramics. Using these techniques students will research and develop materials through creative, critical and reflective thinking. With a focus on finishes for ceramic work, students will create a body of work. This course will provide a strong focus on developing skills and knowledge relating to the materials and processes of the discipline, in relation to the historical and contemporary contexts of the area.
This course alternates over two years (even and odd years). Even years will explore and develop overglaze decoration. Odd years will will explore and develop underglaze decoration.
Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) 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 have the knowledge and skills to:
  1. Develop, research and evaluate concepts and processes thorough creative, critical and reflective thinking.
  2. Demonstrate a competent range of skills relevant to surface decoration in response to projects.
  3. Explore the potential of material/s used in the ceramics decoration process.
  4. Engage with historical and theoretical contexts relevant to ceramic projects.

Indicative Assessment

Portfolio of studio work  (80%) Learning Outcomes 1–4   
Journal/Documentation (20%)  Learning Outcomes 1, 4
 
Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.
 

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Workload

130 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

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed DESA2110.

Majors

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
2017 $2652
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $4080
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
Underglaze decoration
4089 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A

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