- Code ARTV2121
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art and Design
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Visual Arts
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
The course will introduce students to the field of ceramics through a series of practical projects. Areas to be investigated in Semester 1 will include hand building technique of using firm and soft slab construction, surface treatment using slip decoration and the use of glaze, and functional and non-functional form. In Semester 2 areas to be investigated include basic wheelwork exploring functional forms and surface decoration with glaze. Basic skill acquisition throughout the ceramic process will be expected. Throughout each project, students will be introduced to historical and theoretical contexts and relevant artists. Occupation Health and Safety instruction is included.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of basic techniques, processes and equipment in the discipline
- Begin to creatively explore materials
- Demonstrate an understanding of ceramics through the creation of a body of studio-based works/examples
- Reflect on issues related to the discipline
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work (80%) [LOs 1 – 5]
Journal/Documentation/Studio Theory presentation (20%). [LOs 2, 4, 5]
Assessment will be based on the Rubric for this course
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.
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- 6 units
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