ERIC Number: ED059227
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
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Sculpture: Creative Designs with Modern Materials (Tentative Course Outline).
Dubocq, Edward R.
This document reports on a course in comprehension and application of various techniques of sculpture and collage, using a contemporary point of view. Students will work with contemporary materials such as wood, metals, plaster, plastics, styrofoam, and many other cardboard basic materials suitable for creative design products. This unit will cover several of the most popular and widely used techniques in depth. Objects are: Students upon completion of this unit will be able to: (1) Describe procedures for wood, metal, plaster, styrofoam, plastic and fiberglass sculpting and base design and creation; (2) Define related vocabulary terms; (3) Differentiate among a minimum of four sculptors from past and/or contemporary movements that sculpt in modern materials; (4) Manipulate sculpting tools for modern materials; (5) Create open and closed forms in modern materials; (6) Compare and differentiate among various modern materials; (7) Practice the correct procedures for working in a sculpture studio; (8) Create a minimum of two sculptural examples, from the six types of media described; (9) Construct a compatible base for each of the two sculptures created; and (10) Demonstrate a professional artistic attitude towards materials, fellow students, and instructor during the course of this unit. Course content includes introduction, studio procedures and care, sculpture techniques, studio work, critique and evaluation. The procedure followed is a three dimensional design. (Author/CK)
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Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.
Note: An Authorized Course of Instruction for the Quinmester Program