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Official Course Syllabi 2020-2021 
    
Official Course Syllabi 2020-2021
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ARTT 2570 - Sculpture 2

Credit Hours: 3.00


Prerequisites: ARTT 2560

Continuation of ARTT 2560 with emphasis on greater individual direction and choice of media.

Location: Center Campus

Contact Hours: 6
Billable Contact Hours: 6
OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to create an advanced figurative sculpture.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Discuss the limits of clay.
  2. Produce a figure or portrait study in clay (sculpture).
  3. Explain the kiln firing process.
  4. Make a one- and/or two-piece plaster mold.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to create an advanced welded steel sculpture.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Identify welding equipment.
  2. Produce a welded work (sculpture).

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to create an advanced constructed wood sculpture.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Identify different types of wood.
  2. Identify tools used in wood sculpture.
  3. Produce a constructed wood (sculpture).

Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to create an advanced cast sculpture.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Make a wax positive.
  2. Explain the lost wax process.
  3. Explain the mold making process for casting in bronze.
  4. Produce a bronze (sculpture).
  5. Produce a variety of surfaces patinas.

Outcome 5: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to create an advanced carved stone sculpture.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Identify different types of stone for carving.
  2. Identify the proper tools for stone carving.
  3. Produce a stone carving (sculpture).

Outcome 6: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the materials of sculpture throughout history.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Identify art terminology.
  2. Discuss art historical images.

Outcome 7: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge of how to express thoughts and emotions in 3-dimensional form.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Discuss the importance of finish to the total process of making sculpture.
  2. Discuss the importance of presentation to the total process of making sculpture.

Outcome 8: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate safe work habits and use proper shop etiquette in a studio environment.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Use appropriate safety standards.
  2. Use tools properly.
  3. Follow proper shop methodology.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES
(Bulleted outcomes apply to the course)

  1. The graduate can integrate the knowledge and technological skills necessary to be a successful learner.
  • 2. The graduate can demonstrate how to think competently.
  • 3. The graduate can demonstrate how to employ mathematical knowledge.
  • 4. The graduate can demonstrate how to communicate competently.
  1. The graduate is sensitive to issues relating to a diverse, global society.

COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
Session and Topic:

  1. Introduction to class, studio/safety orientation
  2. Project #1 Flexible rubber mold and bronze casting
  3. Project #2 Metal fabrication
  4. Project #3 Wood constructed sculpture
  5. Tool demonstration
  6. Project #4 Figurative sculpture
  7. Basic anatomy
  8. Project #5 Working independently
  9. Project #6 Producing a portfolio
  10. Critical thinking paper

Primary Faculty
Mitchell, Todd
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Ternullo, Annette
Dean
Pritchett, Marie



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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