ARTS 1312
Three-Dimensional Design

Western Texas College

Course Description: An introduction to the fundamental terminology, concepts, theory, and application of three-dimensional design.

Any required prerequisites:  no

  1.     Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this course, students will:
    1. Identify and apply the elements of art and principles of three-dimensional design.
    2. Employ discipline specific vocabulary in the evaluation of three-dimensional design problems.
    3. Demonstrate creative skill in aesthetic problem solving within assigned parameters.
    4. Demonstrate an appropriate level of professional practice, including safety, craft and presentation
  2. Major Course Requirements
    1. Major Requirement 1:Satisfactorily complete all assigned preparatory work and research (30% of final grade).
    2. Major Requirement 2:Complete all assignments staying within specific parameters and submit within the deadlines (60% of final grade).
    3. Major Requirement 3:Participate in class discussions and critiques and course portfolio (10% of final grade).
  3. Books and Course Materials
    1.  Required Books:  No Textbook is required for this course.
    2.  Required Materials: Required Materials are listed in the first day hand out.
  4. Other Policies, Procedures and important dates. Please refer to the WTC Catalog for the following:
    1. Campus Calendar
    2. Final Exam Schedule
    3. How to drop a class
    4. Withdrawal information
    5. Student Conduct/ Academic Integrity
    6. Student with disabilities
  5. Weekly Calendar

WEEK 1

Intro/ Syllabus/ supplies
Exercise: MacGyver Sculpture

WEEK 2

Exercise: Material Challenge
SB #1: Paper structure ideas

WEEK 3

Project 1: Paper structure design

WEEK 4

Complete Project 1
SB #2: Cup sculpture idea development

WEEK 5

Project 2: Cup Sculpture

WEEK 6

Continue Project 2

WEEK 7

Complete Project 2

WEEK 8

Exercise practice: Sketchup
SB #3: 3D printing

WEEK 9

Project 3: 3D print- Digital creation

WEEK 10

3D print- Digital creation

WEEK 11

Print sculptures
SB #4- Body Cast- figure sculpture

WEEK 12

Project 4: 3D printer- Word Illustration

WEEK 13

Word Illustration

WEEK 14

Finish Word Illustration

WEEK 15

Complete Project 4
Document work

WEEK 16

Final Critique Portfolio Due

Disclaimer:  Schedule and content is subject to change at the instructor’s discretion.

 

Last Modified: October 3, 2017