2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Jan 17, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog

ART 180 - Sculpture I


Description: Introductory exploration of sculpture through fabrication, casting and carving. Use the human form and abstraction for creative problem solving. Application of design principles.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 1
Lab: 5

Course Content:
  1. Tools and materials safety
  2. Clay and plaster
  3. Additive processes
  4. Subtractive processes
  5. Relief and sculpture in the round
  6. Representation and abstraction
  7. Finishing techniques, surfaces using color and texture
  8. Armatures
  9. Mold Making (waste mold or piece mold)
  10. Sketchbook
  11. Formal elements and principles of design
  12. Historical and contemporary art examples
  13. Critique

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Use tools and materials safely. (1)
  2. Use clay and plaster. (2)
  3. Employ additive processes. (3)
  4. Employ subtractive processes. (4)
  5. Create relief and sculpture in the round. (5)
  6. Create representational and abstract sculptures. (6)
  7. Use finish techniques, investigate surfaces using color and texture. (7)
  8. Construct and employ armature devices. (8)
  9. Apply mold making (waste mold or piece mold) for sculpture reproduction. (9)
  10. Compile ideas and images for sculptures in a sketchbook. (10)
  11. Identify, analyze and utilize the formal elements and principles of design. (11)
  12. Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts. (12)
  13. Use media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art. (13)

Required Assessment:
  1. Critique and evaluation of art and artifacts.