Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    May 23, 2024  
Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

ART 283 - Advanced Projects in Welded Sculpture

Description: Emphasis on design and fabrication of metal sculpture to explore the potentials of the medium. Unified series of projects working toward portfolio development. Application of design principles.

Prerequisites: ART 183  

Credits: 3
Lecture: 1
Lab: 5

Course Content:
  1. Tools and materials safety
  2. Project series defined by a unifying theme
  3. Welding process selection
  4. Welded metal 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. (1)
  2. Apply a unifying theme to a series. (2)
  3. Select welding process for material type and application. (3)
  4. Produce welded metal sculptures. (4)
  5. Use finish techniques. (5)
  6. Convey a personal aesthetic. (6)
  7. Present and document completed work. (7)
  8. Identify the formal elements and principles of design. (8)
  9. Analyze the formal elements and principles of design. (8)
  10. Interpret the formal elements and principles of design. (8)
  11. Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts with an emphasis on contemporary themes. (9)
  12. Use media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art. (10)

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