ARTT 221 - Sculpture I
The problems and principles of sculpture. Theory and basic techniques involved in additive and subtractive methods in both relief sculpture and sculpture in the round. Materials may include clay, wood, stone, modern plastics, plaster, and metal. PREREQUISITE(S): ARTT 102 and ARTT 103 , or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
3 semester hours
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 basic sculptural concepts of three-dimensional organization.
- Develop technical proficiency with the tools, materials, and processes of sculpture.
- Demonstrate knowledge and use of additive sculptural processes.
- Demonstrate knowledge and use of subtractive sculptural processes.
- Gain experience working with a variety of sculptural materials.
- Demonstrate safe use of studio equipment and materials and demonstrate an understanding of proper shop etiquette.
- Demonstrate the ability to orally communicate an analysis of a sculptural work.
- Begin to develop a personal means of expression in three-dimensional works.
- Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of the universal language of sculpture by viewing examples from various periods and cultures.
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