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Layne Goldsmith
ART 226
Seattle Campus

Introduction to Weaving

Explores the structure of two- and three-dimensional textile forms. Students work with floor looms, computer-aided looms, as well as working directly with materials.

Class description

Traditional and experimental use of loom. Computer design software for weave design.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Demonstration, slide lectures, studio visits and guest artists. Majority of work will take place in campus studio where weaving equipment is located. Plan to spend 15-20 hours a week on class.

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

Technical studios build sequentially to more complex structures. Independent interpretation encouraged on all work.

Successful completion of all assigned work.


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 Katherine A. Reeves
Date: 04/12/1999