Explores design fundamentals, techniques, materials, and principles of organization as applied to three-dimensional art. This class meets for six (6) hours a week.
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.
Recognize and understand the vocabulary used in working with three dimensional design
- Visual Elements in Three Dimensional Art
Create a body of original works of art that display an understanding of the visual elements as used in three dimensional art: line, form and volume, space, color, texture and motion.
- Principles of Design in Three Dimensional Art
Create a body of original works of art that display an understanding of the principles of design as used in three dimensional art: unity and variety, emphasis and subordination, scale and proportion, balance and rhythm.
Demonstrate an understanding and competence in addressing craftsmanship in three dimensional art.
- Contemporary and historical overview
Compare and contrast historical and contemporary three dimensional art and discuss as assess how one’s own work fits into this realm.
Assessment and Requirements
- Evaluation of hands on projects
- Homework assignments
- Class participation
- End of term exam