- Code DESA2308
- 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
This course introduces kiln forming processes and cold finishing techniques in glass for design based outcomes. Course projects introduce thematic ideas interwoven with technical processes. Projects are aimed at developing student's ability to work the material and to reflect and develop design based responses to their working method. The course is designed to accommodate learning for students with different levels of experience. Lectures and group discussions assist students to locate their experimental methods within the broader field of craft, design and visual arts practice.
This is a topic-based course that alternates over two years (odd and even years). In odd years the class will introduce pâte de verre (paste of glass) techniques as well as slumping and cold working of glass. In even years this class will focus on deep and layered kiln forming techniques and cold working of glass.
Workplace health and safety (WHS) instruction is integrated throughout the syllabus.
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:
- Competently utilise a range of glass kiln casting processes and cold working techniques in response to design based tasks.
- Independently explore, test and apply processes introduced.
- Investigate and integrate concepts with processes in the production of design based works.
- Link and apply design based concepts to projects through critical reflection.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work and visual journal (80%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Contextual support material (10%) Learning Outcome 4
Studio theory presentation, 15 mins, OR critique, 30 mins (10%) Learning Outcome 4
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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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