ART 170A Beginning Sculpture (3)
Lec-35, Lab-70, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
Introduction to the basic elements of three-dimensional form and historical evolution of sculpture. Students will learn basic modeling in clay, additive and reductive plaster processes and beginning woodworking techniques. Emphasis will be placed on building technical skills, expression and artistic growth with a focus on understanding three-dimensional design principals.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Appraise and solve problems during the creation of a work of art in three-dimensions.
- Outcome 2: Apply three-dimensional design principles and terminology toward analyzing and discussing sculptural forms and approaches in class critiques.
- Outcome 3: Employ additive and reductive working processes using traditional and non-traditional materials to reflect idea development.
- Outcome 4: Practice safe working methods and employ good craftsmanship in the creation of sculpture.
- Outcome 5: Recognize essential categories of historical and contemporary sculpture.