• Offered by School of Art and Design
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Visual Arts
  • Areas of interest Visual Arts, Creative Arts
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Nadege Desgenetez
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2020
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This is a project-based course that introduces the principles and processes for kiln forming and cold finishing of glass. Fused mosaic glass, slumped glass, pâte de verre (paste of glass), shaping and finishing are the skills and processes introduced. Set projects are aimed at developing the student's ability to work the material as well as integrate thematic ideas within students developing practice. Lectures and group discussions assist students to develop an informed understanding of artists and designers within the field as well as locate their developing works within the broader field of craft, design, and visual arts practice. The course is designed to accommodate learning for students with different levels of experience. Work health and safety (WHS) instruction is integrated throughout the syllabus.

Learning Outcomes

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:
  1. competently utilise a range of glass kiln forming processes and cold working techniques in response to set tasks and self-directed projects;
  2. critically reflect upon and independently explore processes introduced;
  3. investigate the relationships between contextual research and successfully apply this to material investigation; and
  4. demonstrate reflective awareness within the field of contemporary glass practice and links to other creative production relevant to the students developing practice. 

Other Information

School of Art & Design studio courses have a limited enrolment capacity. Students are advised to enrol as early as possible to maximise the opportunity of securing a place.

Indicative Assessment

Portfolio of studio work and visual journal (80%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Contextual support material (10%) Learning Outcome 4
Studio theory presentation, 15 minutes, OR critique, 30 minutes (10%) Learning Outcome 4
 

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Workload

130 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

To enrol in this course you must have completed at least 6 units of either Design (DESN) courses or Visual Arts (ARTV) courses. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed DESA2308.

Majors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $3120
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $4800
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7769 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A

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