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ART 138 - Sculpture 1

Credits: 3
5 Studio Hours


This is a course presenting both historical and contemporary practices in sculpture, drawing on traditions from across the globe. Materials including clay, plaster and wood are used with methods such as carving, casting, modeling and fabrication. Students generate original ideas to develop from sketch to finished product.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Create original three-dimensional artworks.
  2. Demonstrate safe and proper use of manual and power tools to create artworks.
  3. Employ additive, subtractive and fabrication techniques in various materials.
  4. Relate original artwork to historic and multicultural examples.
  5. Develop an idea through sketches and maquettes to a finished artwork.
Listed Topics
  1. Materials
  2. Tools
  3. Techniques
  4. Multicultural history of sculpture
Reference Materials
Materials and textbook as required by instructor
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Culture Society & Citizenship
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 5/2/2022
Last Reviewed: 5/2/2022

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