Course Description

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This studio course is designed for students to begin investigating a range of historical and contemporary mould-making techniques and applications in art practice. Students will experiment with techniques that range from basic plaster piece-moulds to mixed-media, constructed and reductive moulds. Students will also be encouraged to explore the possibilities of malleable and site-based casting. General mould making and casting materials will include plaster, cement, wax, clay, rubbers, polymers and organic materials like gelatin. Slide presentations, short readings and discussions on the use of mould making in contemporary and historic art practices will supplement the course's studio work.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


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Section Title
Mould Making Studio
10:00AM to 1:00PM
Nov 02, 2019 to Dec 07, 2019
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Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $495.00
Section Notes

As a Continuing Studies student, you will receive an OCAD U user account, which will grant you access to our online learning management system, Canvas, and our on-campus WiFi network. Your Canvas account will be enabled one week prior to the start date of your course. Please log in at https://canvas.ocadu.ca. If you do not know your OCAD U User ID, please check your registration confirmation email. You can reset your password here: https://login.ocadu.ca/forgot. If you need further help, please contact us at continuingstudies@ocadu.ca

Please note that courses may fill up early or be cancelled due to low enrollment. Students are encouraged to register early, at least ten (10) days prior to the start date of the course.