This course introduces students to ceramic materials and various hand building techniques. It has an emphasis on using different clay bodies and how they will be explored through referencing both historical and contemporary ceramics. A range of techniques exploring surface treatments will be used. Work health and safety (WHS) 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 have the knowledge and skills to:
- utilise skills relevant to Ceramics in response to Workshop projects;
- explore Ceramic material/s used in Workshop projects;
- recognise relationships between concept and process in Ceramics; and
- identify historical and theoretical contexts relevant to Ceramic Workshop projects.
Other InformationSchool 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.
Portfolio of studio work and visual journal (80%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Documentation (20%) Learning Outcomes 3, 4
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.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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