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ART 253: Sculpture - Figure Modeling (3 credits)

Course Description

Modeling the human figure in clay, with emphasis on the basic skeletal structure and muscles in relation to surface modulation, proportion, volume and gesture. Six credits may be applied to the AA degree. (6 hours studio)

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate through finished sculpture, an understanding of figure and portrait modeling, mold-making, fabrication, and the casting process and materials.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of drawing as a tool for conceptualization and documentation of personal imagery.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of historic and contemporary examples of sculpture.
  • Perceive and sculpt volume and mass with increased sensitivity and personal confidence.
  • Trust one's own decisions, insights, and perceptions during the creative problem-solving process.
  • Demonstrate an ability to articulate the concepts and intent of a finished sculpture.

Degrees and Certificates

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