Fundamentals of 3-Dimensional Design
An introduction to elements and principles of three-dimensional form and space. Course provides the essential foundation for all three-dimensional design and fine arts areas including interior design, furniture, toy, jewelry, furniture, and sculpture. Explores elements of shape, form, line, space, texture, and value as they relate to specific visual functions.
Students learn to effectively utilize space, mass, light, and shadow, while using a variety of additive and subtractive construction materials and techniques. Includes hands-on assignments; students create final project in own area interest. Covers safe and practical use of power and hand tools.
First class materials: Notebook, 18" plastic grid ruler, 2H pencil, eraser, sharp Exacto or utility knife, 12" metal ruler or other durable edge to cut against, 18"x24" chipboard (or other tough cutting surface,) low-tack tape, scissors, four pieces white 2-ply 22"x30" Bristol board, five pieces of 18"x24" stiff white paper (to cut, fold, bend,) plastic sheeting to cover 3' table surface.
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