ART 276 - Sculpture: Introduction
A beginning course for students without prior training in sculpture. Explores fundamentals of sculptural processes and their aesthetic and theoretical considerations. Emphasizes development of hand-eye-mind coordination skills, understanding space and form, and the techniques of tool usage. Students complete a project in each basic process. Contents and expected learning proficiencies of this course vary from term to term. May be repeated up to 9 total credits.
3D Design Theory and Practice:
- Students will create and analyze projects that demonstrate critical and creative thinking and knowledge of 3D/Sculptural theory and practice.
- Students will review and critique 3D art forms from diverse periods of human history.
Creative and Critical Thinking/ Problem Solving:
- Student will demonstrate personal aesthetic and conceptual decision-making using 3D/ Sculpture theory and practice.
3D Design Aesthetic Elements and Principles:
- Student will demonstrate knowledge and use of 3D design organizational principles and elements in various 3D Design media and processes.
Art Historical Theory and Practice
- Student will create images that reflect art historical and/or contemporary 3D Design practice and theory.
Critiques – Discussion, Analysis and Application:
- Students will analyze contemporary and/or historical art forms in relation to 3D Design media and theory.
- Students will explore and analyze cultural ideas as they pertain to art history and various art disciplines, such as painting, photography, and sculpture.
- Students will analyze and critique personal and peer artwork using specific 3D Design practice and theory.
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