Course Map for

Sculpture

Month

Content

Skills

Assessment

August-

September

  • The problem solving process
  • Group tower sculpture
  • Wire Sculpture
  • Elements and principle of art
  • Feldman’s art criticism model
  • Undestand and utilize the problem solving process in their sculptures
  • Use a sketchbook
  • Make a sculpture using wire
  • Understand how the elements and principles of art work together
  • Use the Feldman’s model effectively
  • Self critique using Feldman’s model
  • teacher evaluation
  • Class critiques

 

October

  • Additive methods of sculpting
  • Clay relief sculpture
  • Writing and illustrating an Aesop’s fable
  • Coiling and modeling clay sculpture
  • Use clay to sculpt
  • Learn to use modeling tools
  • Composition
  • Learn to think 3-dimensionally- every viewpoint counts
  • Self-critique using Feldman’s model
  • Teacher evaluation rubrics
  • Class critiques

November

  • Subtractive methods of sculpting
  • Plaster carving
  • Stone carving
  • Learn to mix and carve plaster
  • Learn to carve stone
  • Self-critique using Feldman’s model
  • Teacher evaluation rubrics
  • Class critiques

December

  • Casting
  • Functional sculpture
  • Installation
  • Make a silver cast ring
  • Design a sculpture to utilize an entire room
  • Self-critique using Feldman’s model
  • Teacher evaluation rubrics
  • Class critiques

January

  • The problem solving process

 

  • Undestand and utilize the problem solving process in their sculptures

 

  • Self-critique using Feldman’s model
  • Teacher evaluation rubrics
  • Class critiques

February

  • Group tower sculpture
  • Wire Sculpture
  • Elements and principle of art
  • Feldman’s art criticism model
  • Use a sketchbook
  • Make a sculpture using wire
  • Understand how the elements and principles of art work together
  • Use the Feldman’s model effectively
  • Self-critique using Feldman’s model
  • Teacher evaluation rubrics
  • Class critiques

March

  • Additive methods of sculpting
  • Clay relief sculpture
  • Writing and illustrating an Aesop’s fable
  • Coiling and modeling clay sculpture
  • Use clay to sculpt
  • Learn to use modeling tools
  • Composition
  • Learn to think 3-dimensionally- every viewpoint counts
  • Self-critique using Feldman’s model
  • Teacher evaluation rubrics
  • Class critiques

April

  • Subtractive methods of sculpting
  • Plaster carving
  • Stone carving
  • Learn to mix and carve plaster
  • Learn to carve stone
  • Self-critique using Feldman’s model
  • Teacher evaluation rubrics
  • Class critiques

May-June

  • Casting
  • Functional sculpture
  • Installation
  • Make a silver cast ring
  • Design a sculpture to utilize an entire room
  • Self-critique using Feldman’s model
  • Teacher evaluation rubrics
  • Class critiques