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Ceramics, Fiber, and Sculpture Courses - Summer

Ceramics, Fiber, and Sculpture Courses - Summer

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Course # Course Title Credits Instructor Cost
CSCE 250 Personal Directions in Clay 1.5-3 credits Sarah Barnes $1230

Section A Meets 6/9/2014 to 7/16/2014 on Monday,Wednesday from 6:00 PM to 9:45 PM.

For beginner or advanced students, this course will focus on individual goals including, but not limited to, creating a cohesive body of work, learning new techniques or expanding familiar ones, photographing your artwork, entering national exhibitions, and building a portfolio for graduate school. Beginners will be introduced to basic hand building and wheel skills, and later encouraged to create a series of works based on their aesthetic research. Note: No class on March 16.
ENV 231 Furniture Design: Seating 3 credits Malcolm Majer $1560

Section A Meets 5/21/2014 to 6/20/2014 on Monday,Wednesday,Friday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

In this course we will explore the possibilities of providing accommodation for the human body in a seated posture. The course will consist of a research and development portion, briefly covering the history of seating with an emphasis on some notable developments of the last 50 years. This will lead to an accelerated design phase consisting of 2d design and model-making, mocking up of components or entire pieces, and finally a construction phase leading to a working prototype. The studio will cover advanced woodworking techniques as well as the possibilities for outsourcing parts of the process. The goal is to go through a careful design and development process to get to a well refined working prototype.
IS 321 Introduction to Rhino CAD 3 credits Rachel Timmins $1560

Section A Meets 5/22/2014 to 6/23/2014 on Monday,Tuesday,Thursday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Rhino CAD For 3D Printing is an introductory level course that will cover basic modeling in Rhino CAD (Computer Aided Design). Students will learn multiple ways to create an object in digital space through techniques like extrusion, Booleon functions, joining, bending, lofting, and checking for naked edges. Each student will be equipped with enough basic knowledge to continue using Rhino CAD as both a design tool and as a method of creating three-dimensional objects. Prerequisite: FF 101 (Sculptural Forms).