In this course students will learn various underglaze or overglaze decorative techniques applicable to Ceramics Design. Using these techniques students will develop, research and evaluate design concepts and processes through creative, critical and reflective thinking. With a focus on finishes for ceramic design, 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.
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:
- Develop, research and evaluate design concepts and processes thorough creative, critical and reflective thinking.
- Demonstrate a competent range of design skills relevant to surface decoration in response to projects.
- Explore the potential of material/s used in the ceramic design and decoration process.
- Engage with historical and theoretical contexts relevant to ceramic projects.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio 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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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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