Course Title: Sculpture Studio Art Object

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Sculpture Studio Art Object

Credit Points: 12

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340H Art


Sem 1 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 1 2008

Course Coordinator: Associate Professor Kevin White

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 2517

Course Coordinator

Course Coordinator Location: Bld 2.B.9

Course Coordinator Availability: Via Appointment

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

This course is designed to introduce students to the traditions of sculpture, initiating the development of an individual ‘sculptural vocabulary’ with in the framework of individual students major discipline or course.
Through practical involvement, this course introduces and develops concepts and processes in three dimensional form through sequential studio/workshop projects in object making. These are designed to develop manual and intellectual skills which can form a basis for progressive development through more advanced learning contracts and individual work programs.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Students will be introduced to the traditions of sculpture via the development of sculptural values and competence in the use of materials and techniques.

Critical development and completion of set projects/investigations.
A successful involvement in the translation of ideas and concepts from 2D to 3D.
Through individual tutorials, students will be encouraged to maintain a critical evaluation of individual ideas and working processes.
Develop and produce for assessment, specific artworks that address particular projects/ investigations.

Overview of Learning Activities

This course provides an immediate ‘hands on’ introduction to object making, from conceptual development through to the realization of the finished work.

Overview of Learning Resources

Refer to References

Overview of Assessment


Your grades are based on the lecturer’s expectation that you will:
Regularly consult with the teaching staff regarding the development of each project, and in particular individual feedback/discussion sessions including teaching consultations.
Become familiar with basic studio/workshop practice via each project briefing, health and safety demonstrations and during timetabled studio workshops.

Provide physical evidence of on-going research processes undertaken throughout the semester and documentation of research, artworks and other materials developed for this course.
Each work should answer the criteria set for each project.

All works of art exhibited are to be finished to a resolved standard of presentation commensurate with your year level.

Assessment Process
Assessment will be conducted by a panel of staff from the course area. The assessment will be reviewed by the course coordinator, Sculpture.
Submission of Assessment Tasks
Typically during the week after the end of the 13 week semester (i.e. week 14).

Course Grades available
HD High distinction (80-100%)
D Distinction (70-79%)
C Credit (60-69%)
P Pass (50-59%)
N Fail (0-49%)