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Introduction to Studio in Sculpture- Learning Outcomes

  • Course Description

    Introduction to Studio in Sculpture is a half year course in the three-dimensional fine arts.

    Students will use a wide variety of materials and tools as they explore the possibilities of three-dimensional expression. Students will participate in formal and informal critiques as they learn the visual vocabulary essential to understanding 3-D artwork.


    Learning Outcomes

    Students will be able to:

    1. Select relevant Elements of Art and Principles of Design to represent their individual artistic expression within the guidelines of various sculpture projects.
    2. Utilize a variety of media including but not limited to: wire, clay, plaster, pariscraft, wood, and found objects.
    3. Evaluate a range of symbols and ideas within the realm of sculpture.
    4. Compare and contrast examples of sculptures from different time periods and different cultures.
    5. Reflect upon their work and the work of others.


    Targeted Vocabulary (a partial list)

    • Additive
    • Subtractive
    • Relief
    • Sculpture in the Round
    • Modeling
    • Maquette
    • Armature
    • Modular
    • Gesture
    • Kinetic
    • Biomorphic
    • Point of Departure
    • Pariscraft