Surface Tension (CAEL2031)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit looks at different methods of applying colour to the surface of metal, including anodising, enamelling and patination. Students will consider the different constraints of each method and use this information to develop a small collection which explores the concept of tension, where 2 contrasting forces work with, or against, each other.
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Further unit of study information
Lecturer and directed contact over 12 weeks, plus self-directed study; total student effort of 60 hrs
1x assessment task in week 4, 5 or 6 (20%) and 1x15 min oral examination of presentation of studio projects (80%) in week 15
Untracht, Oppi, Jewellery Concepts and Technology, Doubleday, Great Britain, 1982. Brepohl, Erhard, The Theory & Practice of Goldsmithing, Brynmorgen Press, Portland, 2001. McCreight, Tim, The Complete Metalsmith, Brynmorgen Press. Portland, Maine, 2004.
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One of MSTD2531, MSTD2532, MSTD3531, MSTD3532
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