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:
No text. For more details on supplies, see the First Day Handout.
See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.
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:
- Arrive to class on time
- Turn in assignments on time
- Participate in discussions and be focused in class
- Submit a portfolio of all of your written assignments
The final grade will be based on class participation, in-class exercises, homework, written assignments, and creative projects including a final project with artist statement.
College-wide policies and resources
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