Dec 03, 2020  
Official Course Syllabi 2020-2021 
    
Official Course Syllabi 2020-2021
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ARTT 2580 - Sculpture 3

Credit Hours: 3.00


Prerequisites: ARTT 2560 and ARTT 2570

ARTT 2580 is for advanced sculpture making. Students gain a greater understanding of concepts and object making through advanced work in welding and the casting processes.

Location: Center Campus

Contact Hours: 6
Billable Contact Hours: 6
OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcomes 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate competence in developing advanced concepts expressed through sculpture.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Select varied media and use various techniques to execute conceptual sculptures
  2. Create advanced sculptures using welding techniques.
  3. Create advanced sculptures using the casting process.
  4. Create advanced sculptures using the lost wax casting process.
  5. Create a large free standing sculpture.

Outcomes 2: Upon the completion of this course, students will be able to prepare a proposal and portfolio for a sculpture exhibition.

Objectives: The student will

  1. Document their sculpture using current standards.
  2. Write an artist’s statement.
  3. Write a proposal for a sculpture exhibition.

Outcomes 3: 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.
  1. 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
  1. Class introduction, sculpture studio orientation, safety agreement, in class assignment, model etiquette
  2. Project #1 advanced welding
  3. Project #2 critical thinking paper
  4. Project #3 Bronze casting
  5. Project #4 Lost wax bronze casting
  6. Project #5 documentation of art work
  7. Project #6 writing an artist statement
  8. Project #7 writing a exhibition proposal
  9. Project #8 Aluminum welded sculpture
  10. Project #9 Cast Aluminum sculpture
  11. Additional sculpture
  12. Additional sculpture
  13. Final critique, last day of class

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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