INTRO TO 3D FABRICATION emphasises hands-on experience, and guides you through a suite of technical skills specific to the wood, metal and sculpture workshops.
Set projects and demonstrations will introduce you to a range of wood, metal and sculpture techniques including: timber machining, jointing, glues and finishes; metal welding, grinding, shaping, forming and simple structure design; basic silicone mould-making and resin casting.
INTRO TO 3D FABRICATION includes a comprehensive induction to the safe use of wood and metal workshop machinery, hand tools and casting processes.
The practical components of this unit will be supported by relevant examples of contemporary art and design.
INTRO TO 3D FABRICATION is designed to facilitate your capacity for thinking through making, and the skills acquired can be further applied across diverse studio and workshop contexts.
|Unit name||Introduction to 3D Fabrication (Metal, Wood, Casting)|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $793.00||2017: $2,207.00||100305|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
3hr weekly sessions that comprise of technical workshops, demonstrations and individual consultation.
There is an expectation of at least an additional 3 hrs independent practical work in the workshop weekly (13 weeks, including an Independent Study Week).
3 set tasks examined at the end of each 4-week module:
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.
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