Sculpture Course Description

SCULPTURE
Grades: 10-12
Prerequisite: pass Studio Art
Length: full year
Credit: 1.0

Sculpture will begin with an introduction to ceramics. It will introduce students to a broad knowledge of the Ceramic Arts including the fundamental hand-building techniques (pinch, coil, and slab), glaze experimentation, and kiln loading and firing. Emphasis will be placed on process and craftsmanship through skill development, observation, experimentation and critique. The second half of this course will introduce students to sculpture and three-dimensional design. Students will explore a range of media, techniques and ideas. This course will utilize a variety of materials including wire, textiles, wood, plaster, paper and found objects in order to develop the creative mind. Emphasis will be placed on process and craftsmanship through skill development, observation, experimentation and critique.


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