- Code DESA2108
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art and Design
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Design Art
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
Design students will learn new skills and techniques for designing large ceramic design based works. Focusing on designing for both wheel and hand building for the construction of large scale work that utilise concepts and processes for different design briefs. Students will undertake research into the history of large scale ceramic design work.
This course alternates over two years (even and odd years). Even years will explore wheel throwing skills and techniques. Odd years will explore hand building techniques. Occupational health and safety 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 be able to:
- Demonstrate thorough knowledge of the processes, terminology, forms and materials of ceramics design practice.
- Apply appropriate skills and knowledge to the making of ceramic creative design works on a large scale.
- Develop and evaluate concepts, designs and processes by thinking creatively, critically and reflectively.
- Work independently and/or collaboratively in a workshop environment in response to the design project demands.
- Reflect on social, ethical, cultural, technological and environmental issues of creative design considering local and international perspectives of Ceramic Design.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work (80%) [LOs 1 -5]
Journal/Documentation/Studio Theory presentation (20%). (1000 words) [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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