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Course Description



ART DEPARTMENT            COURSE # 0740                  LENGTH: 40 WEEKS

SCULPTURE                                                     CREDIT: 1

 

 

GRADE LEVEL: 10-12

 

PREREQUSITES: Studio Art with an average of 85% or above and permission from instructor

 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION AND OBJECTIVES:

This advanced level elective is designed to introduce the student to a wide variety of three-dimensional, sculptable materials, techniques and applications.  Students will be presented with a variety of conceptual ideas and be challenged to explore them utilizing the methods discussed while expressing individual interpretation.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCESS & MATERIALS:

Through demonstration, discussion and the use of visuals, students will have the opportunity to explore and create using a variety of media with a strong emphasis of conceptuality and modeling techniques such as subtractive, additive assemblage, and many others.  Materials will include clay, plaster, wood, metal and found objects including a wide selection of “recycled” materials.

 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS & EVALUATION CRITERIA:

  • Students need to provide their own sketchbook.
  • Sketchbook assignments need to be completed and handed in every week.
  • Sculptures should be modeled to the best of their ability, showing knowledge of techniques discussed in class.
  • Artwork produced should demonstrate knowledge of design, balance and a strong sense of movement in the media used.
  • Each student should develop a visual portfolio of work produced and a confidence and pride in the way they uniquely express themselves in the visual arts.



 


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