2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART 435 - Digital Sculpting

Making sculptures and prototypes using computer-aided fabrication is the focus of this course. Students will be guided in developing sculptures using traditional methods, Adobe Illustrator, and Photoshop for the ideation phase. They will study the basics of Sculptris, Blender, and Maya and how to use machines such as the vinyl cutter and the MakerBot to create fully realized 3D objects from their designs. These technologies offer the ability to execute intricate and precise designs that would be impossible or too time-consuming using traditional techniques. Students will be able to execute their projects in ABS plastic on site as well as utilizing off-site services to manufacture in sandstone, stainless steel, nylon, sterling silver, and more. Studio Fee: $75.00 (see below for additional explanation).

Prerequisite(s): ART 323 and/or demonstrated fluency in Adobe Apps and 3D design and/or experience with any of the above listed programs.

Offered Spring 2021 and alternate Spring semesters.
The studio fee includes lynda.com 5-lesson membership (functions as textbook), 5 three-D prints, and Sketchbook. (Additional prints available for a nominal fee.)

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