ART 238 - Sculpture 2
5 Studio Hours
Prerequisites: ART 138
This course is a continuation of ART 138 . Students use their technical expertise with media such as clay, plaster, wood and/or metal to work independently on class projects. Fabrication and construction techniques will be covered.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Show mastery of skills related to a manipulation of a specific type of material.
- Calculate scale and structural difficulties.
- Define the refinement process as it relates to specific materials.
- Use the treatment of a specific material as a means of aesthetic expression.
- Analyze the proper proportions when converting the sketch or model to actual size, along with structural integrity.
- Sequence of techniques used to achieve the final work from sketch or model
- Proper equipment associated with various techniques
- Materials as they relate to the final outcome, i.e. types, methods, and application, functional vs. non-functional
- Three dimensional design elements which enhance the surface of the materials
- Fabrication & construction techniques for various media
Textbook or library reference books, slides, and films. Technical pamphlets, sketch pad and handouts.
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 12/13/2006
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