No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2016

TXT111 Introduction to Textiles: Surface & Form (8)


This subject provides information on and addresses the problems associated with the translation of two dimensional imagery into experimental textile pieces through an examination of fabric manipulation, photo mechanical screens and non woven textile processes.

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Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details prior to contacting their course coordinator: TXT111
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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sesssionHD/FLSchool of Communication and Creative Industries

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- determine an appropriate process to achieve the required visual outcome;
- research subject matter through an involvement with mark making in its several guises;
- consolidate ideas through process;
- show an understanding of textiles in contemporary arts practice.


The subject will cover the following topics:
Topics and workshops are designed to extend the students knowledge of textile in contemporary arts practice and ability to manipulate textile processes, for example: Print: Photo emulsion screens - photo mechanical line positives Alternative colouring processes - polychromatic printing - spray dyeing Fabric Manipulation Layered surfaces - applique - mola - hand stitch Non woven - wool & silk felts - shaped and formed felts Design: Compositional use of two and three dimensional space General: Occupational Health & Safety practices relating to studio practice. Dyestuffs: natural and synthetic


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.