Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. identify methods and processes appropriate to a sculpture art specialism
  2. apply skills and techniques central to a sculpture art specialism
  3. effectively communicate the research process to a group of peers using art specific technical terms
  4. originate and critically analyse responses to set projects.
  • Topics

    • Material
    • Form
    • Function
  • Study resources

    • Instructional Methods

      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Online Materials

      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials
      • Audio-Video streaming

No eligibility requirements

Special requirements

  • EquipmentDetails - Audio/Visual equipment
  • OtherDetails -
    • Additional materials
    • Other special requirement — Supply your own art materials and have access to a digital camera and/or scanner for documenting your artwork for assessment.

This subject was previously known as Sculpture: Strategies and Materials.

This subject is designed to develop your capacity for research-based enquiry into skills, techniques, methods and processes of fine art. You will undertake a practical engagement of studio based research through staff and/or student designed projects. You will work towards presenting a body of artworks that investigate art making strategies and material exploration based in sculpture.

You must supply your own art materials and have access to a digital camera and/or scanner for documenting your artwork for assessment.

Please Note:  If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.

Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.

  • Assignment 1 - Final Folio Assessment (60%)
  • Assignment 2 - Studio Research Presentation (40%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject.

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