Ontario College of Art & Design

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Ceramics: Mouldmaking
0.50 Credit(s)
This course is an introduction to the ceramic design process using model-making and mould-making techniques as methods for generating and reproducing ceramic forms. From clay and plaster models, moulds will be made which will explore pressing and casting techniques. Emphasis in this course is on the conceptual and technical development of moulded ceramic forms and on understanding the historical and contemporary uses of moulds. The course will be delivered using lectures, demonstrations, in-class discussions and one-on-one (individual) critiques. Projects are designed to stress research methods and to challenge the students' creativity and concept development. Core strategies include creative problem solving and effectual visual communication.
Notes: There is a consumables fee attached to this course.
Course was last updated May 30, 2008 - 3:08 PM