Sculpture is a basic Fine Art that has been a common theme among cultures all over the world. No matter what materials are available, sculptors are always looking for new and innovative ways to create 3-d structures that provoke emotion, document history, change ideas, etc.
In Sculpture I, basic additive, subtractive, and manipulative techniques are taught through a variety of media. The art history of this class will revolve around the different cultures and time periods around the world and the characteristics distinctive of each culture. Plaster, wire, wood, clay, and paper mache are just a few of the materials we will be using in this introductory class.
As a continuation of Sculpture I, Sculpture II and III will continue with a variety of media but will be using more advanced techniques as well as working on a larger scale sculptures. Students will learn to research information as a tool for creating layers of meaning for their work. Hard work, problem-solving skills and patience are required for this course.