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2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

ART.-142 Basic Three-Dimensional Design

Credits 3 / 6 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ACRD 080 . Pre- or Co-Requisite: ART.-010 or ART.-011.
An Introductory course in Three-Dimensional Design, which prepares the student to go on to a variety of advanced courses in fine art and design. The focus is on the introduction to and the application of the visual fundamentals of three-dimensional design. It provides basic experience in the expression of personal ideas in form, using a variety of techniques and methods for forming materials in three-dimensional space.

Course Outcomes
Upon the completion of this course, you will be able to:

●       Effectively define and utilize basic visual, verbal, and written vocabulary specific to three-dimensional art and design.

●       Correctly name, define, and effectively use the seven principles of design: line, form, space, texture, value, color, and light.

●       Correctly name, define, and use the seven principles of design: repetition, variety, emphasis, economy, proportion, balance, and rhythm.

●       To conceptualize, visualize, design, and critique artwork that exploits three-dimensional space.

●       To define, apply, and analyze design concepts/theory specific to the creation of three-dimensional visual are.

●       Become familiar with and describe historical precedents that affect processes, materials, and conceptual elements in current three-dimensional and sculptural practices.

●       Effectively utilize and express representations, conceptual, symbolic, and/or metaphoric thought, drawing on one’s own personal experiences and/or interests in the design/creation of three-dimensional artwork.

●       Develop a portfolio of a minimum of 6 projects that may be used as substantial work the student has created in this class.