Course: Practice of Designing of Glass and Jewelery 1

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Course title Practice of Designing of Glass and Jewelery 1
Course code KDE/PNS1
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Řezáč Václav, MgA.
  • Válková Střílková Jana, Mgr.
  • Šikolová Ludmila, doc. M.A.
  • Plíva Oldřich, ak. soch.
Course content
Exercises: 1. Assessment of thematic assignment in connection with appropriate technology and subsequent processing. Proposal jewelry collection with expression of chaining and its rhythm. 2.- 3. Sketching in the form of drawings and models (clay, paper). Correction of sketches due to subsequent implementation. 4. Creation of designs and models (drawing, painting, clay, paper models). Scale correction and proportional correction to implement. 5.- 6. Debate and first selection of proposed testing and implementation options. Creating models by selected proposals. 7.- 8. 1:1 modeling of shapes with respect to technology. Metal processing and individually selected tests materials for jewelry. 9.- 11. Implementation in material for a given topic. Use of suitable glass and jewelry technologies. 12.- 13. Refining of realized products. Glass - used technology of edging , polishing, painting, sandblasting. Jewelry - surface finish by galvanizing, painting and final assembly. 14. Documentation of work, presentation by A2 poster. Preparation for semestral exhibition, defense and evaluation.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogue metods(conversation,discussion,brainstorming), Working activities (workshops), Individual creative and artistic activities, Group consultation, Individual consultation, Seminár, Students' portfolio
  • Class attendance - 112 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 60 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 8 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Design and implementation of glass in the interior and its specification, design and implementation of jewelry accessories. Glass designs are processed in connection with technology suitable for the realization of the building. Jewelry designs are related to the use of metal as a starting material for jewelry and non-metallic material selected. The emphasis is on expressing rhythm, sorting and chaining with the possibility to use different size, shape and color of processed material. This course is taught in the form of studio teaching
Within this subject student gains practical experience from his field of study.
Professional knowledge acquired in previous studies. The condition is a fulfilled subject Basics of glass and jewellery(KDE/ZANS).

Assessment methods and criteria
Presentation of artistic and creative activities

Credit: active participation in seminars. Examination: submission and defense of semestral work before the art committee at the final semestral exhibition.
Recommended literature
  • KLEBSA, V. Základy technologie skla pro hospodářskou fakultu, 1. vydání Liberec, Tul 2002, ISBN 55-091-01..
  • KOUCKÝ, J. a kol. Bižuterie - základní učebnice zbožíznalství. Svaz výrobců bižuterie. Jablonec nad Nisou, 2005..
  • KŘÍŽOVÁ, A. Proměny českého šperku na konci 20. století, Academia, 2002, 224 s., ISBN 80-200-0920-5..
  • PETROVÁ, S. České sklo, Gallery, 2001, 283 s., ISBN 80-86010-44-9..

Study plans that include the course
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