Students will be introduced to wheel based skills. Basic thrown forms will be explored with an emphasis on function. An introduction to surface decoration techniques and glaze application for both under glaze and on-glaze.
Both historical & contemporary ceramics will be examined.
Occupational health and safety instruction is an integral part of this course.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Utilise skills relevant to Ceramics in response to Workshop projects
- Explore Ceramics material/s used in Workshop projects
- Recognise relationships between concept and process in Ceramics
- Identify historical and theoretical Ceramics contexts relevant to Workshop projects
- Portfolio of studio work and visual journal (80) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Documentation. Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress. (20) [LO 1,2,3,4]
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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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