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2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
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FD 2130 - 3D Design: Space + Materiality


Credits: 3

This sophomore-level course explores theories and practices of three-dimensional design. Students use a variety of materials, processes, and techniques to explore the elements and principles of 3D Design.

Prerequisites: FD 1020 - 2D Design: Elements + Principles  

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify major concepts and visual characteristics fundamental to 3D design through exercises, projects and readings specific to the course.
  • Demonstrate the following processes – addition, subtraction, substitution, assemblage and fabrication as they relate to 3D design practices through class projects.
  • Analyze the multiple ways three-dimensional forms function within a visual language by discussing the vocabulary and terms related to 3D forms through verbal and written assignments.

FD2130 Course Learning Outcome Rubric  

Required Course Materials:
ON CAMPUS:

Required Materials:

  • 2 - Wood Glue or Super Glue
  • 8 - Balsa Wood (selection based on designs)
  • 1 - Elmers glue
  • 1 - Hot glue gun
  • 1 - Hot glue stick pack
  • 1 - Bailing Wire or Jewelry Wire or Copper Wire (1 roll)
  • 1 - Duct tape
  • 1 - Needle nose pliers with wire cutters
  • 1 - Acrylic paint set paint
  • 1 - Brushes
  • 1 - Exacto knife #11 with blade replacements
  • 1 - Sculpey, 2 Pounds
  • 1 - Foil
  • 1 - Other materials needed based on individual concepts

** Plan for $150 for additional miscellaneous materials.

**Materials may vary depending on the instructor, make sure to check with your professor before purchasing.

 

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Required Materials:

  • 2 - Wood Glue or Super Glue
  • 8 - Balsa Wood (selection based on designs)
  • 1 - Elmers glue
  • 1 - Hot glue gun
  • 1 - Hot glue stick pack
  • 1 - Bailing Wire or Jewelry Wire or Copper Wire (1 roll)
  • 1 - Duct tape
  • 1 - Needle nose pliers with wire cutters
  • 1 - Acrylic paint set paint
  • 1 - Brushes
  • 1 - 220 grit sandpaper
  • 1 - Exacto knife #11 with blade replacements
  • 1 - Steak knife
  • 1 - 2-4 foam blocks of oral foam
  • 1 - Sculpey, 2 Pounds
  • 1 - Foil
  • 1 - Other materials needed based on individual concepts

** Plan for $150 for materials.



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