Course Title: Refine sculptural techniques

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5414 Diploma of Visual Arts

Course Title: Refine sculptural techniques

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 80

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Important Information:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities. 

To participate in any RMIT course in-person activities or assessment, you will need to comply with RMIT vaccination requirements which are applicable during the duration of the course. This RMIT requirement includes being vaccinated against COVID-19 or holding a valid medical exemption. 

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Please read the Student website for additional requirements of in-person attendance: https://www.rmit.edu.au/covid/coming-to-campus 


Please check your Canvas course shell closer to when the course starts to see if this course requires mandatory in-person attendance. The delivery method of the course might have to change quickly in response to changes in the local state/national directive regarding in-person course attendance. 



Course Contact: Joel Rainford

Course Contact Phone: +61399258193

Course Contact Email: joel.rainford@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course is designed to extend and reinforce the relationship between ideas, source information and the manipulation of the materials in the production of sculpture. You will be encouraged to extend their language, terminology and visual elements of sculpture and to understand adaptive properties and characteristics of materials.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUASCU511 Refine sculptural techniques

Elements:

1. Research sculptural ideas and techniques

2. Select sculptural techniques for refinement

3. Determine safety requirements for sculptural work

4. Consolidate sculptural technique to professional level

5. Evaluate own sculptural technique


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral/written presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on CANVAS.