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2022-23 Catalog 
2022-23 Catalog
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ART 114 - Figure Sculpture I

5 Credits
Working from the posed model students will sculpt the whole human figure. Through the study of anatomy, students will gain an understanding of the human form through the traditional practice of hands on sculpting. This course will help students who are looking to move into character animation and traditional fine arts. A tactile understanding of the human form will support students in all medical fields. Students will have portfolio quality pieces upon completion. 


Quarters Typically Offered
Fall Day
Winter Day
Spring Day

Designed to Serve All students
Active Date 20200330T21:14:15

Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
  • Humanities Area II
  • Performance

Course Outline

  • Overview of class and Foot Structure
  • Build an armature and apply clay working from the live model for the remainder of the quarter
  • Leg structure
  • Skeleton structure
  • Torso structure
  • Arm structure
  • Hand structure
  • Work on final project for the remainder of the quarter

Student Learning Outcomes
Accurately demonstrate human form through hands on projects

Accurately Demonstrate the components of muscular and skeletal structure in sculpted form.

Design and sculpt a creature/character from imagination that correctly interprets the function of human anatomy.

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