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Montgomery College    
  Sep 25, 2017
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog
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ARTT 123 - Crafts

(ARTD) (R and TP/SS only)

A general survey of crafts such as metalry, weaving, enameling, ceramics, and textile design. The fundamental techniques and uses of various materials are explored. Design and craftsmanship are emphasized. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 123.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate creative problem solving through the application of abstract theoretical concepts, development of observational skills, and the use of technical skills.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and develop quality craftsmanship. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Demonstrate sensitivity and appreciation for aesthetics and creativity. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Apply principles of design using line, form texture, and color. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Develop an appreciation and sensitivity for various cultural expressions. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Analyze artwork and explain aesthetic concepts. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Demonstrate an awareness of his or her own unique aesthetics. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Analyze, read, and write about techniques, methods, and aesthetic principles of various craft techniques. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Examine and analyze aesthetic problems. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Explain techniques, aesthetics, and concepts of crafts to others in a class setting. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Use and apply proper terminology. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Evaluate appropriate procedures and methods. (Observational Skill)
  • Select appropriate materials and methods for creating assigned art projects. (Observational Skill)
  • Create an aesthetically pleasing object that demonstrates individual expression using organic, geometric, and abstract shapes. (Observational Skill)
  • Experiment with various techniques including enameling, metalsmithing, weaving, textiles, and clay. (Technical skill)

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