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Methods and techniques of tooling in copper: virtues and practices in the metal craft production

Kamarudin, Zumahiran and Mash'al, Nawal (2017) Methods and techniques of tooling in copper: virtues and practices in the metal craft production. In: UMRAN 2017 National Landscape Architecture Seminar, 25th April 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Abstract

This paper aims to elaborate on how the virtues and practices can join in the enterprise of metal craft production as reflected in the studio project approach of Applied Arts and Design Studio. The rationale is that virtues of research into related area followed by design development, for and through proper craft practices is relatively novel and essential for successful outcome of studio project. Craft is traditionally associated with the making of objects that requires manual skill and experience while its production is to exercise skill based on knowledge. The paper sets out the context of craft in relation to the tooling in copper as a studio project activity for students of Applied Arts and Design majoring in Conservation. The craft of tooling in copper is bound to the understanding of method, sensibilities of materials and handling of techniques in the making process leading to the production of metal work with high technical and aesthetic values. It requires the need for creative research in the crafts prior to the studio and workshop practices giving a sense of experiential knowledge as the unifying of both activities. The outcome and contribution of the paper is a better understanding of the relationship between virtues and practices of craft production, which benefits the students to excel in the studio projects. The unifying of the good virtues and craft production is essential because of the potential and value of eliciting and transmitting of knowledge and skill for the development of craft production.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 2615/58027
Uncontrolled Keywords: Craft production, cooper tooling, tooling techniques, metalwork
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NK Decorative arts Applied arts Decoration and ornament > NK1135 Arts and crafts movement
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Applied Arts and Design
Depositing User: Zumahiran Kamarudin
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2018 11:36
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2018 12:53
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/58027

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