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

ART 248 - Advanced Projects in Wood

Description: Designing, fabricating functional pieces and/or making sculpture to explore the potentials of the medium. Projects are to be a unified series. Application of design principles.

Prerequisites: ART 145  

Credits: 3
Lecture: 1
Lab: 5

Course Content:
  1. Tools and materials safety
  2. Project series defined by a unifying theme
  3. Wood selection for use of properties
  4. Sculptures and/or functional pieces emphasize form
  5. Surfaces using color and texture
  6. Mixed media elements
  7. Finish techniques
  8. Personal aesthetic
  9. Presentation and documentation of completed work
  10. Formal elements and principles of design
  11. Historical and contemporary art examples
  12. Critique

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Use tools and materials safely. (1)
  2. Apply a unifying theme to a series. (2)
  3. Employ wood selection for use of properties. (3)
  4. Produce sculptures and/or functional pieces with emphasis on form. (4)
  5. Investigate surfaces using color and texture. (5)
  6. Investigate mixed media elements. (6)
  7. Use finish techniques. (7)
  8. Convey a personal aesthetic. (8)
  9. Prepare presentation and documentation of completed work. (9)
  10. Identify the formal elements and principles of design. (10)
  11. Analyze the formal elements and principles of design. (10)
  12. Interpret the formal elements and principles of design. (10)
  13. Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts. (11)
  14. Use media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art. (12)

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