Introduction to Sculpture
Course Description:A beginning course designed to introduce the student to the materials and methods of creating sculpture. Primary media include clay, plaster, wood, and cement. Six hours lecture and laboratory per week. 3 semester hours credit.
Required textbooks/ course materials:
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Discipline-level learning outcomes:
College-Level Competency: Interpret, evaluate, and appreciate works of human culture
H-1 Compare works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music) in various cultures or literary movements
H-2 Analyze artistic expressions (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)
H-3 Communicate informed responses to works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)
H-4 Explain thematic connections among works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)
Course-level learning outcomes:
|Course-level Student Learning Objectives||Discipline-Specific |
|Employ the elements and principles of design to build an individual approach to sculpting||H1, H2, H3, H4||Skills Demonstration, Homework, Writing Assignments, Projects|
|Employ aspects of visual arts traditions||H1, H2, H3, H4|
|Utilize a variety of fine art materials in creative exercises and projects||H3|
|Analyze and critique personal and peer artworks||H1, H2, H3, H4|
|Identify common problems in the art creation process.||H1, H2, H3, H4|
|Propose and employ solutions to common problems in the art creation process||H1, H2, H3, H4|
|Create an individual final project||H3, H4|
Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
The instructor will provide a beginning course designed to introduce the student to the materials and methods of creating sculpture via a combination of lecture, hands-on creation, out-of-class assignments, and exhibition opportunities. Projects will be assigned and concepts will be explained in class. The instructor will monitor individual progress, and group collaboration will be a feature of each class period. Students will analyze and critique personal and peer artworks. The instructor will hold weekly office hours to address further questions and student needs outside of class time. The final grade will be based on class participation, homework, assignments, creative projects including a final project with artist statement.
Students are expected to:
- Arrive to class on time
- Turn in assignments on time
- Participate in discussions and be focused in class
- Complete all out-of-class assignments, quizzes, and projects
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