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2023-2024 Schoolcraft Catalog 
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ART 246 - Sculpture 1: Theory and Elements

Credits: 3
Lecture Contact Hours: 3
Description: This course explores sculptures as an art form in art history. Students study materials, processes and methods used to create important sculptural works, utilizing both traditional and experimental methods.

Prerequisites: None.
Corequisites: None.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Liberal Arts | Humanities
This course counts toward Schoolcraft’s General Education Requirements.
This course counts toward a Michigan Transfer Agreement General Education Requirement.

This Course is Typically Offered: Fall, Winter
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Course Competencies
  1. Explain how sculptures can evoke a response from the viewer.
  2. Explain the ways in which sculpture functions within society.
  3. Document the relationship and importance of sculpture to other art forms.
  4. Summarize the processes involved in creating a sculpture.
  5. Explain how sculpture is constructed using hand-building techniques for clay.
  6. Determine what materials and tools are available to sculptors.
  7. Document the process for creating plaster molds.
  8. Differentiate between additive and reductive sculpture.
  9. Construct assemblages from found materials referencing art history sources.

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