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ART 138 - Sculpture 1

Credits: 3
5 Studio Hours

This is a course presenting both the historical and contemporary techniques of sculpture. Materials such as clay, wood and stone, as well as methods and work in welding, carving, casting, modeling and non-metallics are included.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Explain the historical evolution of man’s need to relate his existence to the world through sculpting.
  2. Distinguish between the importance of special displacement and two dimensional work.
  3. Demonstrate both safe and proper use of manual and power tools.
  4. Show constructive (add to) vs. deconstructive (remove from) methods related to various materials.
  5. Analyze individual approach as it relates to scale and materials.
Listed Topics
  1. Chronology of significant historical accomplishments in sculpture from prehistoric to modern
  2. Apply design elements fundamental to three dimensional work
  3. Show safe & proper use of tools as it applies to the various materials
Reference Materials
Slides and film. Sketches or other pictorial resources for reference. Textbook or handouts regarding specific exercises or technique & safety standards.
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 12/13/2006

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