Undergraduate Course: Construction Techniques 2 (ARTX08005)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Indicative course content
Students will develop knowledge and practice in interdisciplinary construction techniques, drawing upon skills learnt in both design and sculpture based workshops, to plan and execute a single work or series of related works.
Aims of course
1 To further develop an understanding of the interrelationship between the finished work and the critical thinking and research undertaken in its development.
2 To investigate individual technical and conceptual approaches in mixed media construction.
3 To further develop skills in presentation and editing in the display of work made in this module.
Mode of delivery
Studio-Based, Demonstration, Email Assistance, Group Crit, Individual Mentoring, Review, Tutorial.
This course is only available to students on BA Combined Studies (School of Art).
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| This course is only available to students enrolled on BA Combined Studies (School of Art).
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Display evidence of a developing originality and a personal language in finished work and the research which supports it.
- Demonstrate a competence and confidence in handling and synthesising a range of mixed media materials.
- Show competence and a considered approach to the selection and presentation of work for assessment at this level.
|Indicative Bibliography |
Telos Books Art Textiles of the World. Contemporary textile artists Double trouble Instruction booklets by Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn Inspired to stitch 21 textile Artists by Diana Springall Bill Woodrow: Sculptures Waddington Galleries 2005 Germano Celant Claes Oldenburg, A bottle of Notes and some voyages 1988 Sol leWitt Structures 1962-1993 Museum of Modern Art Oxford 1993 ISBN 0 9058 36 782
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||This course is only available to students on BA Combined Studies (School of Art).
|Course organiser||Ms Joan Smith
Tel: (0131 6)51 5917
|Course secretary||Miss Annabelle Evans
Tel: (0131 6)50 2422