Sculpture- Working with plaste ΙII

Course Information
TitleΓΛΥΠΤΙΚΗ-ΓΥΨΟΤΕΧΝΙΑ 3 / Sculpture- Working with plaste ΙII
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolVisual and Applied Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorAris Katsilakis
Course ID600002264

Programme of Study: New PPS of School of Visual and Applied Arts (2014-today)

Registered students: 30
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
GLYPTIKĪSArtistic Spesialization322

Class Information
Academic Year2022 – 2023
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: • Acquire technical skills in creating plaster molds, casts, from a prototype model. • Εxpand their casting with plaster knowledge with various techniques. • Εxperiment with contemporary molding materials. • Obtain the ability to produce a mold for reproducing ceramic sculptures.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The class includes the development of technical skills in creating plaster molds, for multiple casts. Its aim is to obtain the ability to produce a mold for reproducing ceramic sculptures. Molding and casting with plaster using various techniques. Creating a mold out of a clay model and cast it in plaster. Experimentation, practice, and knowledge enrichment in using contemporary molding materials.
Art studio Plaster
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Presentation of new techniques for molding and reproduction, presentation of corresponding workshops abroad, artists examples.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work301
Artistic Workshop
Artistic creation301
Student Assessment
The assessment οf the students performance is being done by the continuous observation of their knowledge, their daily precense at the art lab, as well as the course's final exams, which constitute the presentation of the final project, mold and final sculpture with plaster as a main material and is announced at the beggining of the semester by the instructor. The assessment's criteria for the course are indicated thoroughly at the department's study guide.
Student Assessment methods
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βιβλίο [86200416]: ΑΝΘΡΩΠΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΤΟ ΠΑΙΧΝΙΔΙ, Γιόχαν Χουιζίνκα Βιβλίο [24393]: Ελληνική πλαστική: Κλασσική περίοδος, Boardman John Βιβλίο [102070775]: Εκμάγευση και αναπαραγωγή - Β' έκδοση, Σώτας Σ. Δημήτρης
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