In the content endorsed course of ceramics, students use the frames to learn about ceramics, its development and history. Students develop their knowledge and skills in a broad range of ceramic art making techniques and use a process diary as they develop their ideas. The HSC courses involves both a written exam and submitted artworks, all marked internally.
Ceramics teaching and learning resources may be useful for programming in Stage 6.
Students will develop knowledge and skills in making when:
- using judgement when making artistic ceramic decisions for varying contexts, audience purposes, and situations
- making artworks exploring the content the frames
- using research to guide artistic ceramic practice
- experimenting with various processes, techniques and skills adapted from various artistic ceramic styles
- considering, interpreting and influencing meaning when constructing layers of their ceramic works.
Critical and historical studies
Students will learn about art through critical and historical studies when:
- assessing and describing particular artists, artworks, audience responses and representations of the world through ceramics and designers.
- investigating points of view expressed through art by artists/ceramic designers in various styles and interpretations of the world
- using judgment to justify and argue qualities and meaning of an artwork/ ceramic design or an event as represented through art history
- studying representations of history in artworks as portrayed by an artist/ ceramic designer’s ideas, issues, events, circumstances, beliefs and technologies
- reading, viewing and criticising critical and historical interpretations and evaluations of artworks/ ceramic designs, exhibitions, personal and written accounts.