Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    Apr 14, 2024  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARTT 103 - Design Studio: 3-Dimensional

An introduction to the elements and principles of visual expression, with an emphasis on three-dimensional form. Students will develop the visual vocabulary, technical skills, and critical thinking necessary to engage in creative problem solving. Students will employ a wide range of formal and conceptual approaches, and media, in an exploration of the interaction between surface, form, space, and time. An interdisciplinary, cross-cultural approach will be utilized in introducing methods, materials and concepts of visual expression within the context of both historical and contemporary visual culture. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 104.

3 semester hours

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

  • Engage, individually and/or collaboratively, in creative problem-solving, which incorporates a wide range of influences, concepts and media.
  • Utilize concepts and elements of surface, form, space and time in developing creative solutions.
  • Develop creative visual solutions that recognize and address contemporary issues.
  • Recognize, explore, and incorporate global influences and perspectives in developing creative solutions.
  • Incorporate information from different fields of study, and employ a range of ideas in creative problem solving.
  • Develop strategies to explore the expressive potential of three-dimensional content in various settings and/or venues.
  • Engage in the relational dynamic between the artist, the audience, and the larger culture.
  • Employ skills applicable to a range of media to complete projects with a high degree of craftsmanship.
  • Communicate a verbal and written understanding of visual literacy.

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