Oct 03, 2022  
2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

ART.-271 Sculpture I

Credits 3 / 6 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: Placement into RDNG-016  (ACSR-016) Pre-requisite: ART.-131  and ART.-142  
This course introduces students to a variety of fundamental sculptural tools processes and materials while also engaging students in an investigation of the possibilities inherent in basic physical forms for artistic communication. Students are introduced to additive subtractive and constructive processes as well as mold making and casting techniques. Project will be supplemented by demonstrations lectures and group critiques.

Course Outcomes
1. The student will become familiar with basic additive, subtractive, and constructive processes, as well as, mold making and casting techniques and develop a visual literacy through making art that reflects an understanding of craft, form and content 2. The student will apply 3-D design principles such as, but not limited to: repetition, variety, emphasis, economy, proportion, balance, and rhythm 3. The student will be exposed to historical examples of sculpture and theory and become cognizant of how these forms and theories effect current contemporary sculptural practices 4. The student will inject his/her personal interests into the projects by generating creative ideas through a variety of means including: creative and divergent thinking practices, research, sketching and model building 5. The students will develop a work ethic consistent with the current demands of becoming a practicing artist and become proficient in the terminology expected of such a profession