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

ART 249 - Advanced Projects in Wood Turning

Description: Emphasis on design and varied techniques to explore the potentials of three-dimensional form. Projects are to be a unified series working toward portfolio development. Application of design principles.

Prerequisites: ART 247  

Credits: 3
Lecture: 1
Lab: 5

Course Content:
  1. Tools and materials safety
  2. Project series defined by a unifying theme
  3. Material selection
  4. Varied techniques
  5. Finish techniques
  6. Personal aesthetic
  7. Contemporary themes in wood turning
  8. Presentation and documentation of completed work
  9. Formal elements and principles of design
  10. Historical and contemporary art examples
  11. Critique

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Use tools and materials safely. (1)
  2. Apply a unifying theme to a series. (2)
  3. Select material for its qualities and application. (3)
  4. Produce wood turnings using a variety of techniques. (4)
  5. Use finish techniques. (5)
  6. Convey a personal aesthetic. (6)
  7. Research contemporary themes in wood turning. (7)
  8. Prepare presentation and documentation of completed work. (8)
  9. Identify the formal elements and principles of design. (9)
  10. Analyze the formal elements and principles of design. (9)
  11. Interpret the formal elements and principles of design. (9)
  12. Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts. (10)
  13. Use media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art. (11)

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