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2023-2024 Schoolcraft Catalog 
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ART 247 - Sculpture 2: Theory and Elements

Credits: 3
Lecture Contact Hours: 3
Description: This course is a continuation of ART 246  where students analyze elements and techniques of renowned artists’ sculptures. In addition, sculptural media and advanced techniques used in various forms are evaluated.

Prerequisites: ART 246  
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. Critique published sculptures on the type of response they would evoke from a viewer.
  2. Summarize how sculpture elements and techniques impacted art history.
  3. Compare and contrast how sculpture aligns with other art forms.
  4. Summarize the process sculptors follow when creating a wall relief using either bas relief or high relief.
  5. Investigate how elements are used to create a series of related sculptures.
  6. Summarize why sculptors use specific materials and tools when creating different types of sculptures.
  7. Explain the concept of kinetic sculpture, including mobiles.
  8. Construct a sculpture that emulates a published sculptor’s approach or philosophy.
  9. Defend sculpture as a recognized art form, utilizing art history sources.

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