NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    Aug 19, 2018  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog
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ART 2330 - Metal Fabrication

This course will begin to explore the use of steel to create sculpture. We will explore a variety of different techniques used to manipulate steel in order to fabricate effective sculptural works.

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 with C or better, or instructor consent

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of ART 2330 Metal Fabrication, the student will:

  1. Define and comprehend the principals of design.
  2. Apply those principals to create visual organization.
  3. Analyze, critique and modify designs.
  4. Explore the methods of metal fabrication construction.
  5. Construct pieces based on the assigned criteria.
  6. Experiment with materials and processes to accommodate the assigned criteria.
  7. Utilize all materials in a safe and effective manner. 
  8. Take part in all aspects of running a metals facility. 
  9. 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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