Introduction to 3-Dimensional Art

Mr. Ferrari

 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course is designed to introduce students to and engage them in 3-Dimensional art through a broad range of media, techniques, and processes.  They will be exposed to a variety of visual media and techniques all while learning the elements and principles of 3-Dimensioal art.  This course offers the students a better understanding of the elements of 3-Dimensional form and the principles of 3-Dimensional order that will help them in there creation of art work.

 

With an emphasis on studio production, this course is designed to develop higher-level thinking, art-related technology skill, art criticism, art history, and aesthetics.

 

 

EXPECTATIONS:

All students…

1.      must be respectful of fellow classmates

2.      are expected to take responsibility for their work environment

3.      must use all tools and equipment in a responsible manor

4.      must clean up after themselves (no excuses!)

5.      must be willing to explore their limitations

6.      should become engaged in the creative process and be able to express their ideas through art

 

RULES: 

Students will respect each other and the materials we use and follow all rules in the classroom.  Misuse or misbehavior will be answered with negative affects on classroom participation grades and will result in the following process (if behavior improves, the actualization of this list will not occur):

1.      Verbal warning

2.      Written warning/ Phone call to parent(s)/Guardian

3.      After school detention

4.      Equipment suspension

5.      You will be referred to the proper administrative Vice-Principal

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

            -Sketchbook (8x11 or 9x12, spiral or bound)

            -Pen/Pencil for every class

            -All sketchbook and classroom assignments must be completed by due date

            -Proper conduct in classroom

            -Must have desire to learn and explore

 

 

GRADING: 

Your marking period grade includes:

1.      participation in classroom discussions and critiques

2.      daily assignments

3.      sketchbook assignments

4.      quizzes

5.      midterm

6.      final exam

7.      art projects

 

Projects graded on six levels:

1.      Procedure (Instructions)

2.      Content

3.      Creativity

4.      Neatness/Presentation

5.      Composition/Design

6.      Work Habit (Effort)

 

 

POSSIBLE PROJECTS AND MATERIALS:


Mixed Media

Wire Sculpture

Wood Working

Stone Working

Found Object (Assemblage)

Shadow Boxes

Mosaics

Balsa Foam

Paper Mache

Plaster

Papermaking

Bookmaking

Pop-Up Books

Paper Lanterns

Clay Busts

3D Model Making

Enameling

Vessels

Glazing

Casting/Molding

Stained Glass/Sun Catchers

Soldering

Jewelry

Metalwork

Pottery (potter’s wheel)

Earthworks

Installation

Puppets

Mobiles

Kinetic Sculptures