3D Art

3D Art

Course Title: 3D Art

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Course Description

3D Art is a year long course that meets every other day. The course is designed to give to students an in depth look at the worlds of ceramics and sculpture. The primary objective of the course is to use 3D Art as an avenue to explore real life concepts of problem solving, innovation and perseverance, while advancing skills to create 3D compositions that are aesthetically pleasing in a 360 degree view.

Power Standards

  1. Student is able to plan, refine and produce visual artworks using appropriate materials, processes and techniques.
  2. Student is able to reflect on, respond to, and evaluate visual art.
  3. Student understands how art connects to themselves and the world by creating and relating works that express personal ideas and feelings.

Course Outline

Plan, refine and produce visual artworks using a variety of materials, processes and techniques

Guiding Questions Learning Objectives 
  • How do artist translate 2D plans to create 3D works of art?
  • How do 3D artists create aesthetically pleasing works that have a 360 degree view?
  • How do artists maintain craftsmanship when working with a variety of 3D mediums.
  • How do 3D artists problem solve when they run into issues?
  • Can translate 2D planning sketches into 3D works of art.
  • Demonstrate proper artistic techniques using a variety of different 3D mediums to maintain craftsmanship.
  • Demonstrate 3D composition skills that take into account every angle of a work of art.
  • Overcome challenges with minimal help from teacher.
  • Think outside the parameters of the project to consider factors that might enhance their final works.
Summative Projects Explore: Sculpture and Ceramics

Reflect on, respond to and evaluate components of visual art

Guiding Questions Learning Objectives 
  • How do 3D artists deconstruct an image to understand the components involved?
  • How can artists use feedback/reflection to better their work?
  • How do artist express their personal connection to work through writing.
  • How do artists use artistic language when describing and discussing art?
  • Use deconstruction skills to read a 3D work of art and understand its components.
  • Write reflections to verbalize their artistic process
  • Provide constructive feedback to their peers about their artworks.
  • Use artistic vocabulary when describing and responding works of art.
Activities Include: Mid-Project Critiques, End-Project Critiques, Concepts Reflections, Personal Reflection and Visual Close Reading and Artist’

Use art to connect to yourself and the world around you

Guiding Questions Learning Objectives 
  • How do contemporary artists use themes and visual elements to create one of a kind works of art?
  • How are artist inspired by art from many time periods and many cultures?
  • How do artists connect emotion and ideas to create personal works of art?
  • Interpret works created by contemporary artists and use them to inspire their own works.
  • Connect work they do in class to artistic cultures around the world.
  • Create work that connects personally to them.
  • Demonstrate theme in their works of art to respond to happenings in the world around them.
Summative Projects Explore: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Photography and Mixed Media

Career and Life Skills
Social and Cross Cultural

The student respects and contributes to the diverse learning community by:

  • Honoring the ideas and opinions of others and
  • Interacting effectively and appropriately with others
Productivity and Accountability

The student takes ownership of work and actions by:

  • Completing assignments on time
  • Arriving prepared and on time
  • Managing time
Initiative and Self Direction

The student demonstrates independence by:

  • Self-advocating for assistance or resources
  • Persevering through rigorous/challenging tasks
  • Utilizing feedback