ART 132 - 3-D Design

Course Description

An introduction to the elements of construction and production of three-dimensional design. Shape, volume, mass, and interaction of forms and colors will be studied within a variety of conceptual modes, e.g. architecture, sculpture, package design, display, etc. Group 2 course.

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Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies

Students are encouraged to have good reading skills or seek help.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the fundamentals of design principles and elements inclusive of line, value, proportion, medium and composition.
  • Use 3D tools, techniques and mediums in a controlled manner using good craftsmanship.
  • Apply 3D principles of design to course projects.
  • Synthesize design elements and principles to create innovative, original artwork.
  • Transfer skills learned in 3D Design to other mediums; both technical and traditional.
Human Dimension:
  • Use the content in this course to inform and help others and themselves.
  • Critique sculpture artwork with peers and others.
  • Resolve issues in their artwork through self-reflection and feedback from others.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Explain the importance of improving skills to develop their talent.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Correlate research and imagination to develop unique art objects.