ART-105: Three-Dimensional Design

School
Liberal Arts
Department
Art (art History)
Academic Level
Undergraduate
Course Subject
Art
Course Number
105
Course Title
Three-Dimensional Design
Credit Hours
3.00
Instructor Contact Hours Per Semester
92.00 (for 15-week classes)
Student Contact Hours Per Semester
92.00 (for 15-week classes)
Grading Method
A-E
Catalog Course Description

Explores design fundamentals, techniques, materials, and principles of organization as applied to three-dimensional art.

Goals, Topics, and Objectives

Goal Statement

This class explores design fundamentals and the principles of organization as they apply to three-dimensional forms. Assigned projects introduce the student to materials and techniques used in three-dimensional art.

Core Course Topics
  1. Vocabulary
  2. Line in space
  3. Scale and Proportion
  4. Installation art
  5. Texture
  6. Organizing space vs object (shapes)
  7. Color
  8. Additive construction vs subtractive construction
  9. Rhythm through unity and variety
Core Course Learning Objectives (Separated)
  1. Identify the "visual elements" and "principles of design" as learned in a common body of course contents over all sections.
  2. Compare and contrast the "visual elements" and "principles of design" (list specific names) in various works as learned in a common body of course contents over all sections.
  3. Construct original designed artworks that visually displays specific art elements and design principles as they relate to 3-D objects.
  4. Display basic craftsmanship skills in the use of three dimensional materials such as wire, foam-core board, clay, plaster and wood.
  5. Identify and define basic art/design styles, movements.
  6. Compare and contrast basic art/design styles, movements.
  7. Present a critique of a design/art works employing the visual elements and principles of design.*

Assessment and Requirements

Assessment of Academic Achievement
  • Evaluation of hands on projects
  • Homework assignments
  • Quizzes
  • Class discussions
  • End of term exam

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other
Other Details

Determined by department.

Approval Dates

Effective Term
Summer 2014
ILT Approval Date
04/18/2014
Curriculum Committee Approval Date
05/12/2014