Course detail

Sculpture Technologies - summer

FaVU-ST2-LAcad. year: 2018/2019

Students will be introduced to working with polyesthers, epoxids, and silikon rubber. They will learn the basics of welding, wood machining and wood cutting with a chainsaw. (Health and safety issues). They will be also introduced to other, untraditional sculpting materials. The course also encompasses the basics of 3D technologies.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will have a basic orientation in 3D technologies (3D printing, CNC machining, tec), they will know about different methods and technologies of postprocessing of the models in connection with the use of new materials.


Students must masted basic sculpting technologies, plus the basic knowledge of 3D technologies is welcome (but not a condition).


Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Consultations and lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Credit, Unclassified.

Course curriculum

1. New sculpting materials: plastic, composite fibres, carbon fibres
2. New 3D technologies, their use for the manufacture of the model and the object
3. Postprocessing of the models create with new technologies
4. Infiltration, cementing, grinding, varnishing, spray-painting
5. New surfaces - metalization - metal coating, galvanization, dying

Work placements

Not applicable.


Students will be familiar with new sculpting technologies.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Attendance at the seminars is mandatory, attendance at the lectures is optional.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Not applicable.

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme Bachelor's

    branch , 1. year of study, summer semester, elective

  • Programme Bachelor's

    branch AS1 , 2. year of study, summer semester, elective

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer