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ART 238 - Sculpture 2

Credits: 3
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.

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

  1. Show mastery of skills related to a manipulation of a specific type of material.
  2. Calculate scale and structural difficulties.
  3. Define the refinement process as it relates to specific materials.
  4. Use the treatment of a specific material as a means of aesthetic expression.
  5. Analyze the proper proportions when converting the sketch or model to actual size, along with structural integrity.
Listed Topics
  1. Sequence of techniques used to achieve the final work from sketch or model
  2. Proper equipment associated with various techniques
  3. Materials as they relate to the final outcome, i.e. types, methods, and application, functional vs. non-functional
  4. Three dimensional design elements which enhance the surface of the materials
  5. Fabrication & construction techniques for various media
Reference Materials
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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