UT Dallas 2012 Undergraduate Catalog

ARTS3378 - Figure Sculpture

ARTS 3378 Figure Sculpture (3 semester hours) This course offers an introduction to understanding the complexity and beauty of the human form through traditional three-dimensional sculpting techniques. Exposure to the historic variations of the figure in sculpture will serve as a background from which to launch investigations in interpreting form through perception, expression, concept and technique. Students will develop a visual aptitude that includes understanding structure, mass, movement, spatial dynamics, texture, and the aesthetic implications surrounding the human image. Prerequisite: ARTS 2381 or ARTS 2380 or instructor consent required. (0-3) T