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

ART 281 - Advanced Projects in Sculpture

Description: Design and techniques for additive process, carved and/or mixed media sculpture to explore the potentials of three-dimensional form. Projects are to be a unified series of projects working toward portfolio development. Application of design principles.

Prerequisites: ART 181  

Credits: 3
Lecture: 1
Lab: 5

Course Content:
  1. Tools and materials safety
  2. Project series defined by a unifying theme
  3. Media selection
  4. Additive process, carved and/or mixed media sculptures
  5. Finish techniques
  6. Personal aesthetic
  7. Presentation and documentation of completed work
  8. Formal elements and principles of design
  9. Historical and contemporary art examples with an emphasis on contemporary themes
  10. Critique

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Use tools and materials safely.
  2. Apply a unifying theme to a series.
  3. Select media for its sculptural qualities and application.
  4. Produce sculptures.
  5. Use finish techniques.
  6. Convey a personal aesthetic.
  7. Present and document completed work.
  8. Identify, analyze and utilize the formal elements and principles of design.
  9. Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts with an emphasis on contemporary themes.
  10. Use media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art.

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