3D Design (Sculpture)

3D Design I focuses on the application of design principles as they apply to 3D media as well as different types of sculpture. Students will be introduced to sculptural techniques in a variety of traditional media including paper, wood, stone, plaster, wire, found objects. Students will also explore 3D computer modeling. Students will be required to work in relief and full round design in functional and non-functional assignments. Students will be required to maintain a sketchbook and complete written assignments as part of the course work. Representational, Abstract and Non-Objective subject matter will be explored. Students attaining a B or better in this class plus one other 3D art course are eligible to take 3D Honors Art – 3D and AP Studio Art - 3D. This course is strongly recommended for students planning to submit an art portfolio to colleges. The lab fee is $10.00 (subject to change). (.5 credit)

A calendar of assignments posted to the google classroom pages for both classes are below.

3D Design I syllabus.pdf

3D Design II will encourage students to develop a portfolio, possibly focusing on a media of choice and to attempt more challenging assignments and sculpture techniques in order to gain a high level of expertise. Advanced carving, mixed media, large scale and environmental sculpture techniques may also be explored. Students will research sculptural techniques and styles used by contemporary artists as well as different cultures throughout history. Students will be required to maintain a sketchbook and complete writing assignments for the course. Students attaining a B or better in this class are eligible to take 3D Honors Art – 3D and AP Studio Art - 3D. This course is strongly recommended for students planning to submit an art portfolio to colleges. The lab fee is $10.00 (subject to change). (.5 credit)

A calendar of assignments posted to the google classroom pages for both classes are below.

3D Design II syllabus.pdf