VAFA169 Papermaking/Pulp Spraying (Experimental)

Department of The Arts: Arts Department Archive

I. Course Number and Title
VAFA169 Papermaking/Pulp Spraying (Experimental) Course No Longer Offered
II. Number of Credits
1 credit
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
1125 minutes
IV. Prerequisites
V. Other Pertinent Information
The student will work an equal amount of time outside of class each week in the Papermaking Studio or at home.
VI. Catalog Course Description
Students will explore image making in handmade paper by using a pulp sprayer, and they can further explore sculptural applications. Large-scale works are created in paper without the use of moulds or a press. Students will block out and layer different colored pulps onto large sheets of stretched fabric.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    1. Course Learning Goals
    2. Students will

      1. develop an introductory knowledge of basic pulp spraying processes;
      2. explore self expression through the medium of pulp spraying; and
      3. develop analytical skills to critique their own work and those of their peers.

    3. Core Learning Goals

    4. Not applicable
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    Students will explore
    1. papermaking terminology;
    2. large-scale two-dimensional work;
    3. layering of colored pulp with block-out stencils;
    4. fiber preparation � beating and pigmenting of Eastern and Western fibers; and
    5. sculptural applications of pulp spraying.
  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

    1. Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals
    2. The course learning goals will be assessed through the presentation of assigned work and critiques.

    3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals

    4. This course is not in the Core.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:

    Learning materials may include, but are not limited to: technical notes and handouts, books, slides, videos, digital media, audio, lectures, demonstrations, and field trips. See course format.
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
Classes will be comprised of slides lectures, demonstrations, individual and group critiques, class discussion, videos, and general studio activity. In addition to regularly schedule class meetings, students will be expected to work a minimum of 5 hours a week in during lab hours.

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