ARTS 106 Design 2

Elements of design are applied in this course to a series of problems which students resolve in three-dimensional media. Clay, plaster, wood, paper and metals may be employed in the sculptural process that includes addition and subtraction of material and the making of molds. This course should be completed before students enroll in the sculpture sequence.

Credits

3 Credits

ARTS 106Design 2

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Visual, Performing and Liberal Arts

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

3 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

45

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

Elements of design are applied in this course to a series of problems which students resolve in three-dimensional media. Clay, plaster, wood, paper and metals may be employed in the sculptural process that includes addition and subtraction of material and the making of molds. This course should be completed before students enroll in the sculpture sequence.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Apply the principles of design, to the elements of art, while having a working knowledge of those concepts. Understand materials and processes for generating new forms in space with sculptural methods of addition, subtraction, and replacement.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

9 assignments are completed in class. These vary in materials, techniques and content. Students learn how to work with clay, plaster, paper, wire, and other objects, tools , and techniques to form three dimensional solutions to artistic problems. Lectures, demonstrations, research, and videos of sculptors and designers at work.

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

9 projects in 3-D research presentation about a modern sculptor or Designer

Required Exams

Group critiques after most assignments Final critique with all projects assembled into a "portfolio"

Required Text

Launching the Imagination, by Mary Stewart

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

9 projects in 3-D research presentation about a modern sculptor or Designer Group critiques after most assignments Final critique with all projects assembled into a "portfolio"