Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    
    May 22, 2024  
Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

ART 180 - Sculpture I


Description: Introductory exploration of sculpture through fabrication, casting and carving for creative problem solving. Emphasis on sculpture history and modes of criticism. Application of design principles.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 1
Lab: 5

Course Content:
  1. Tools and materials safety
  2. Clay, plaster, metal, wood, stone and/or other materials
  3. Additive processes
  4. Subtractive processes
  5. Relief and sculpture in the round
  6. Representational and abstract Sculpture
  7. Finishing techniques
  8. Armatures
  9. Mold Making
  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, plaster, metal, wood, stone and/or other materials. (2)
  3. Use additive processes. (3)
  4. Use 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. (7)
  8. Construct and use armatures. (8)
  9. Make and use molds. (9)
  10. Compile ideas and images for sculptures in a sketchbook. (10)
  11. Identify the formal elements and principles of design. (11)
  12. Analyze the formal elements and principles of design. (11)
  13. Interpret the formal elements and principles of design. (11)
  14. Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts. (12)
  15. Use media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art. (13)

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