Glass C (MSTD2521)

UNIT OF STUDY

The unit provides a studio-based approach to glass-working. Throughout this semester students will follow a project-based curriculum that encourages the development of critical and practical skills. Technical introductions are supported with thematic approaches encouraging exploration within studio glass, object making and design. A variety of glass-working activities are available for students to develop their skills, including: glass-blowing, cold-working, polishing and cutting, lathe-working, engraving, kiln-working, casting and mould-making, flame-working and glass-painting and sand-blasting.

Further unit of study information

Classes

Lecturer and directed contact over 12 weeks, plus self-directed study; total student effort of 240 hrs.

Assessment

1x assessment task in week 4, 5 or 6 (20%), 1x15min review with your academic advisor in week 7 and 1x15 min oral examination of presentation of studio projects (80%) in week 15

Textbooks

Ioannou N. Australian Studio Glass. Craftsman House, 1995.
Frantz S. Contemporary Glass. NY: Harry N Abrams Inc., 1989.

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

MSTD1111 and MSTD1112

Prohibitions

MSTD2191

Corequisites

THAP2641and (one of CATE2001 or CATE2003 or CATE2005 or CATE2007 or CATE2013)

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.