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Glass practice and theory 1 (6 points)



Caulfield First semester 2003 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Students are introduced to practice & theory of glass as a medium for contemporary creative expression. The unit provides foundation for two and three-dimensional glass practice. It focuses on raising awareness of the medium in hot blown, kiln-formed glass making, and provides a sound conceptual and technical basis for continuing study. Historical & cultural aspects of glass are explored through lectures, tutorials and site visits. Studio sessions place particular emphasis on relationships between concept, design and process in order to achieve artistic goals. Safe handling of materials and equipment is taught as an essential part of all studio practice.

Assessment: Folio: 80% Seminar paper: 20%

Contact Hours: 6 hours studio and 6 hours study and practice per week

Prerequisites: admission to BFA or BVA

Corequisites: FNA1000

Prohibitions: APA1301

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