Form From The Body

Form From The Body
This introductory 3-D course will start with a comprehensive overview of the basic techniques involved in modeling from the human figure, through additive (clay) and subtractive (carving) processes. Once understanding of anatomical structure, proportions, mass, balance, volume, weight, and gesture is achieved, we will explore the human figure’s influence on the designs of every object ever made, from architecture and furniture to a light switch or the highway system. Utilizing this knowledge, we will create new forms to intentionally exploit this relationship, blurring the line between figure and object. Slide presentations of contemporary and historical artworks will integrate individual instruction and group critiques. No experience is required or expected. 6 hrs. lect./lab
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ART 0168

All Sections in Fall 2017

Fall 2017

ART0168A-F17 Lecture (Mirling)