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Jamie Walker
ART 272
Seattle Campus

Introduction to Sculpture I

Introduces three dimensional concepts in the production of art and a critical, formal vocabulary in the pursuit of individual expression. Uses a variety of techniques and processes including mold making and casting in the creation of sculpture in the forms of multiples, series, narrative, progressions, and identity.

Class description

Art 272 3D Studio: Material in Real Space (5) VLPA This course establishes three-dimensional concepts and a critical, formal vocabulary. Projects explore the dependent relationship of visual, physical and experiential principals. Emphasis is placed on exposure to a variety of physical materials, processes and diverse approaches to defining and solving 3D investigations.

Student learning goals

visualize ideas in three dimensional form

understand the creative potential of a wide variety of materials and processes

understanding the safe and responsible use of tools and materials

develop a sense of constructive discourse and criticism when talking about visual art

General method of instruction

slides, videos, demonstrations followed by short term projects

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

most projects will be content based and focus on using a particular material or process

grading is based on understanding the material presented, effort, participation and individual growth


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 Jamie Walker
Date: 05/27/2010