NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    Aug 13, 2022  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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ART 2320 - Mixed Media

This course explores the use of a variety of materials to create sculptural form. Students have an opportunity to discover and appreciate how material, process, and concept cooperate to form the basis of three-dimensional art. Students learn to use material as content and expression.

Credits: 3

Instructional Method Lecture/Studio

General Education Requirement: Visual & Performing Arts
Comments: This course does not meet UW’s Human Culture requirement unless transferred as part of an Associate degree.

ART 1120 Foundation: 3-D, or instructor consent

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of ART 2320 Mixed Media, the student will:

Define and comprehend the principals of design.

Apply those principals to create visual organization.

Analyze, critique and modify designs.

Explore the methods of mixed media 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 sculpture facility. 

Explore and comprehend the social, political, and cultural context within the sculptural field.

Program Outcomes

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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