Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijke Academie van Antwerpen
Sculptural Ceramics 138305/3027/2324/1/63
Study guide

Sculptural Ceramics 1

Academic year 2023-24
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts, programme stage 1
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Sculpture within Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Sculpture within Fine Arts
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Co-ordinator: Marechal Jan
Languages: Dutch
Scheduled for: Academic year
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2023 ()
Re-sit exam: not possible.
Possibility of deliberation: You have to pass this course unit (will never be deliberated).
Total study time: 90,00 hours


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Prerequisite competencies (text)

Students start from the beginning. Everything is taught during this course.

Learning outcomes (list)

BA2 - The student has the necessary knowledge, skills and insights regarding material, form, action, concepts, function and contents of the chosen medi
The student knows the possibilities and main properties of ceramic clays.
The student knows the different construction techniques of the ceramic process.
The student knows the drying and firing process.

Course content

- The student learns to prepare the clay mass.

- The student learns a number of construction techniques

- Columbine technique

- Working with plates

- Working with the throwing wheel

- The student learns the basic principles of glazing.

- The student learns the steps of the drying process.

All these techniques are taught by means of various small exercises.

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Artistic praxis52,00 hours
  • Remark: The student is individually supervised, assessed and evaluated in the studio. This means that participation in the lessons and in the studio are necessary.
Work time outside of contact hours38,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Eerste examenperiodeArtistic practical assessment100,00

Evaluation (text)

Continuous evaluation based on various presentation and control moments during the academic year, concluded with an end evaluation at the end of the academic year.