ART 1120 - Foundation: 3-D
This course concentrates on the basic elements of 3D design with an emphasis on visual communication and problem solving using a wide variety of materials. This course is intended to give the beginning student an understanding of concepts common to all three-dimensional art forms.
Instructional Method Lecture/Studio
General Education Requirement: Visual and Performing Arts
Comments: This course does not meet UW’s Human Culture requirement unless transferred as part of an Associate degree.
Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of ART 1120 Foundation: 3D, the student will:
- Define and comprehend the principals of design.
- Apply those principals to create visual organization.
- Analyze, critique and modify designs.
- Explore methods of 3-D construction.
- Construct pieces based on the assigned criteria.
- Experiment with materials and processes to accommodate the assigned criteria.
- Utilize all materials in a safe and effective manner.
- Take part in all aspects of running a 3-D facility.
- Explore and comprehend the social, political, and cultural context within the sculptural field.
PO#1 Application of Foundation Principles: Employ the elements of art and design and compositional principles in 2-D and 3-D work.
PO#2 Observation: Produce accurate and proportional representations of real space and objects.
PO#3 Conceptual Application: Create work using foundation principles to convey a concept or idea.
PO#4 Craftsmanship: Demonstrate a professional level of craftsmanship and technical ability in working with a range of 2D and 3D materials.
PO#5 Articulation: Use art and design related vocabulary that is both relevant and appropriate in discussing visual artwork.
PO#6 Historical: Discuss different historical and cultural influences in art and design.
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