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

ART 183 - Sculpture: Welded Metal II


Description: Continued exploration of sculpture using Oxyacetylene torches and GMAW (wire) arc welding processes. Assignments expand personal imagery in metal sculpture. Application of design principles.

Prerequisites: ART 182  

Credits: 3
Lecture: 1
Lab: 5

Course Content:
  1. Use of tools and materials
  2. Cutting, welding and assemblage techniques
  3. Mechanical finishes and chemical patination of metal
  4. Relief and sculpture in the round constructed from metal
  5. Personal imagery
  6. Sketchbook
  7. Formal elements and principles of design
  8. Historical and contemporary art examples
  9. Vocabulary and critique
     

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Utilize tools and equipment safely. (1-4)
  2. Incorporate cutting, welding and assemblage techniques. (1, 2, 4)
  3. Employ finish applications. (1, 3)
  4. Create free standing and relief metal sculptures. (1, 2, 4, 5, 7)
  5. Expand personal imagery in metal sculptures. (4, 5)
  6. Compile and enhance ideas for sculpture in a sketchbook. (5, 6)
  7. Identify the formal elements and principles of design. (7)
  8. Analyze the formal elements and principles of design. (7)
  9. Interpret the formal elements and principles of design. (7)
  10. Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts. (8)
  11. Use media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art. (9)

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