Dec 04, 2020  
Official Course Syllabi 2020-2021 
    
Official Course Syllabi 2020-2021
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ARTT 2600 - Figurative Sculpture 1

Credit Hours: 3.00


Prerequisites: None

(formerly ARTT 2922)

This course introduces creation of sculpture art using the human figure. It covers a basic study and understanding of the human form in space, including anatomy, reduction, structure, and other sculpture practices.

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 demonstrate competence in executing introductory figurative sculptures that represent key elements of human anatomy.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Identify basic skeletal anatomy and structure.
  2. Identify basic muscular anatomy and structure.
  3. Reduce the human form at an exact scale and proportion.
  4. Select varied media and use various techniques to execute figurative sculptures.
  5. In clay, create a seated human figure showing the basics of the human sculptural form.
  6. In clay, create a muscular structure of the human form and translate that to a standing figurative sculpture.
  7. Create a figurative sculpture using the lost wax casting process.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to identify the history of the human form in sculpture.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Describe the history of figurative sculpture.
  2. Identify the significance of the history of figurative sculpture.

Outcome 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.
  • 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
  1. Class Introduction, Sculpture Studio Orientation, Safety Agreement, In-Class Assignment, Model Etiquette
  2. Introduction to anatomy project #1, Demonstration, Work on #1
  3. Start Seated Model #1
  4. Work on #1
  5. Work on #1
  6. Work on #1
  7. Work on #1
  8. Work on #1, Paper Assigned
  9. Introduction to #2 Standing Figure, Armature
  10. Build Armature
  11. Start Standing Figure #2
  12. Work on #2
  13. Work on #2
  14. Work on #2
  15. Work on #2
  16. Work on #2, Mid-term Critique, Introduction to Reclining Figure #3
  17. Work on #3
  18. Work on #3
  19. Work on #3
  20. Work on #3
  21. Work on #3
  22. Introduction to Bust #4
  23. Create Bust Armature, Work on Measurements
  24. Work on #4
  25. Work on #4
  26. Work on #4
  27. Work on #4
  28. Work on #4
  29. Introduction to Reproduction #5
  30. Work on #5
  31. Work on #5, Sketchbooks Due

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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