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Montgomery College    
  Feb 19, 2018
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog
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ARTT 247 - Weaving and Textiles

(ARTD) (TP/SS only)

Introduction to the fundamental techniques and processes of weaving. Two- and three-dimensional forms in textiles explored. Design and craftsmanship emphasized in both traditional and experimental approaches to fiber. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 227.

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.
  • Explain and develop quality craftsmanship. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Develop sensitivity and appreciation for aesthetics and creativity. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Apply principles of design using line, form, texture, and color. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Develop appreciation and sensitivity for various cultural expressions. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Analyze fiber construction and explain aesthetic concepts. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Expand awareness of his or her own unique aesthetics. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Analyze, read, and write about techniques, methods, and aesthetic principles of various fiber constructions. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Explain techniques, aesthetics, and concepts of weaving to others in a class setting. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Examine and analyze aesthetic problems. (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 woven projects. (Observational Skill)
  • Create aesthetically-pleasing textiles that demonstrate individual expression using appropriate construction techniques. (Observational Skills)
  • Experiment with various basic weave patterns such as tabby, basket, and numerous twill variations. (Technical Skills)
  • Explore the interaction of various warp threading sequences and weft treadling sequences in the creation of more complex loom woven patterns. (Technical Skills)
  • Calculate warp and weft yardage requirements for individualized projects. (Technical Skills)
  • Design weaving drafts using traditional notation methodologies. (Technical Skills)

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