Fall 2013 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions
Description of Course:
Introduction to Sculpture (3 semester hours) This course provides a foundation for courses in sculpture and installation. Emphasis will be placed on working with the materials of sculpture. Concepts that are relevant to three-dimensional design, such as space, mass, and texture, will be presented in a context that relates to the history of sculpture as well as current issues in contemporary art and design. (0-3) Y
This course is a hands-on workshop incorporating found and made objects, and the conceptual ideas shaping sculpture today. We will "think with our hands" as well as use hand drawn methods and digital tool strategies to realize a personal investigation from concept through development. The history of the object and the practice of contemporary sculptors working today will shape the research, studio and lecture material of the class.
This course is structured to accommodate various levels of AP, ATEC and non AP students.
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