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FLM 120 - Basics of Prop Making

Credits: 3
1 Lecture Hours 4 Lab Hours

This course introduces students to prop making for stage and screen. The student will learn how to make basic props of their own design using one or a variety of techniques learned in this course.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Describe how to design and produce a prop that can be used on stage or in a movie production.
  2. Examine how props are made specific to usage on stage or in a movie.
  3. Design a prop using techniques discussed in class.
  4. Create the prop according to budget and materials available.
  5. Incorporate constructive criticism into prop redesign.
Listed Topics
  1. Sculpting
  2. Moldmaking
  3. Foam carving
  4. Casting
  5. Painting
  6. Upcycling
  7. Repurposing
Reference Materials
Lectures, Films, Videos, Textbooks
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 12/01/2016

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