ART 2305 - Techniques: Wood
This course covers two curricular units, one in which students are introduced to the processes, equipment, hand tools, materials, and necessary safety procedures related to the art department woodshop. The other unit teaches students art preparation techniques which they will encounter both as a student and professional.
Students have nearly 24/7 access to the Art Department woodshop once they have completed safety training and sign the departmental contract for use. They develop technical and critical thinking skills while learning how to construct and manipulate wood using a variety of tools.
Instructional Method Lecture/Lab
Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of ART 2305 Techniques: Wood, the student will:
- Demonstrate ability to successfully and safely utilize all shop equipment to complete projects.
- Create projects with a high level of craftsmanship.
- Demonstrate ability to follow project guidelines.
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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