Dec 04, 2020  
Official Course Syllabi 2020-2021 
    
Official Course Syllabi 2020-2021
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ARTT 2602 - Figurative Sculpture 2

Credit Hours: 3.00


Prerequisites: ARTT 2600 and ARTT 2560

(formerly ARTT 2923)

This course extends creation of sculpture using the human figure. The student will gain a greater understanding of anatomy and structure through advanced work with the casting process.

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 advanced figurative sculptures that represent key elements of human anatomy.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Select varied media and use various techniques to execute figurative sculptures.
  2. In clay, create a seated human figure showing the basics of the human sculptural form.
  3. In clay, create a muscular structure of the human form and translate that to a standing figurative sculpture.
  4. 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, Mid-Term, Critique, Introduction to Reclining Figure #3
  16. Work on #3, Introduce Lost Wax Casting
  17. Work on #3
  18. Work on #3
  19. Work on #3
  20. Introduction to Bust #4
  21. Create Bust Armature, Work on Measurements
  22. Work on #4, Work on Bronze Casting
  23. Work on #4, Work on Bronze Casting
  24. Work on #4, Work on Bronze Casting
  25. Work on #4, Work on Bronze Casting
  26. Work on #4
  27. Introductions to Reproduction #5
  28. Work on #5
  29. Work on #5, Sketchbooks Due
  30. Work on #5
  31. Work on #5
  32. Final Critique

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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