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Laura Alexander
ART 224
Seattle Campus

Concepts in Fiber

Introduces the core philosophical, aesthetic, and technical issues relevant to the field. Hands-on experience with basic aspects of weaving, surface design, and dye principles, in addition to discussions and readings concerning material culture and the multimedia nature of the field.

Class description

basic fiber techniques with an emphasis on embellishment and construction

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

demonstrations, discussions, and slides

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

2 or 3 major assignments based on the ideas of accumulation, embellishment, and space.

execution of projects and class participation


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Laura Alexander
Date: 02/18/2003