Course Abstract Details

ART-110, 3-D Design

Credits: 3

Course Description

ART-110, 3-D Design, introduces materials, methodology, and basic concepts applicable to sculpture, display, interior and architectural design, industrial design and other areas dealing with three-dimensional form. This course is a hands-on studio course intended for students who will be taking additional art courses which involve applications for the concepts developed in 3-D Design and is recommended for 3D/animation students. Prerequisite: exemption /completion of READ-091 and ART 101 (or two years of high school art). Two hours lecture. Two hours lab each week. Three credits. Three billable hours. Offered Fall and Spring terms.

Course Objectives and Grading Information

Course Objectives Upon successful completion of Art 110 (C or better), the student will have met the following objectives: 

1. Create and maintain a portfolio which demonstrates understanding of elements and principles of design relative to three dimensional media. (GE 5/PG 5) 

2. Demonstrate linear, planar and volumetric forms utilizing construction, carving and modeling in both additive and subtractive modes. (GE 5/PG 1) 

3. Create a three-dimensional form from a two-dimensional source. (GE 3/PG 2) 

4. Analyze a structure from imagery to stylization to abstraction. (GE 3/PG 2) 

5. Demonstrate understanding of effective articulation of design concepts through verbal and written critique. (GE 1/PG 5) 

6. Demonstrate awareness of historical and cultural influences in 3D media. (GE 6/PG 4)

Learning Goals

The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study:

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