Explores design fundamentals, techniques, materials, and principles of organization as applied to three-dimensional art.
Goals, Topics, and Objectives
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.
- Line in space
- Scale and Proportion
- Installation art
- Organizing space vs object (shapes)
- Additive construction vs subtractive construction
- Rhythm through unity and variety
- Identify the "visual elements" and "principles of design" as learned in a common body of course contents over all sections.
- 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.
- Construct original designed artworks that visually displays specific art elements and design principles as they relate to 3-D objects.
- Display basic craftsmanship skills in the use of three dimensional materials such as wire, foam-core board, clay, plaster and wood.
- Identify and define basic art/design styles, movements.
- Compare and contrast basic art/design styles, movements.
- Present a critique of a design/art works employing the visual elements and principles of design.*
Assessment and Requirements
- Evaluation of hands on projects
- Homework assignments
- Class discussions
- End of term exam
Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Determined by department.