3D Foundations: Work Schedule

M 8/27 Intro/Supplies/Syllabus

  • We will watch this video in class together:
  • We will read The Student Side of Making in class together.
  • Review and define Elements of Design Work Sheet
    • HOMEWORK:
      • Bring your laptop as we’ll be looking through some of the documents for next class such as
        • Discuss the article The Student Side of Making
        • defining the elements of design PDF
          • MAKE sure to define these terms in your sketchbook or in some way
      •  Reviewing student Eportfolios and the documents posted for review. All the info is there even if you were not in attendance today.

W 8/29 Review The Elements of Design

M 9/3 No Class

W 9/5

  • Bring in sketch book
  • Bring in your four types of thinking sheet you did for last class.
  • Review wire components
  • Review 6 ways to create the illusion of depth in a drawing.
  • PROJECT: Drawing Depth in Space
    • HOMEWORK:
      • create 10 textures using corrugated cardboard
      • MAKE SURE to read Ch. 1 of The Theory Toolbox and then answer the question: “In what ways do you think ‘theory’ could be useful to a studio art class?”
      • Have steps 1-3 done in your sketchbook for Drawing Depth in Space
        • have 4 thumbnails (using 1 page for each in your sketchbook) for class on 9/10

M 9/10 Idea Development

  • Discuss Ch. 1 of The Theory Toolbox and answer the question: “In what ways do you think ‘theory’ could be useful to a studio art class?”
  • review cardboard textures
    • Start to create an organic planar form that is not grounded incorporating cardboard and texture studies
  • Drawing exercise review
    • Homework:
      • Read Ch. 2 of The Theory Toolbox and choose one of the Working Questions (from within the chapter or from the end of the chapter) and answer it in your sketchbook.
      • Create a drawing for an organic planar form using cardboard and texture studies that is not grounded
      • Have a final thumbnail draft of your Drawing in Space project

W 9/12  

  • Review drawings of organic planar form using cardboard and texture studies
  • Discuss Ch. 2 of The Theory Toolbox and choose one of the Working Questions (from within the chapter or from the end of the chapter) and answer it in your sketchbook.
  • Work on Drawing Depth in Space project
  • Work on building Cardboard forms
    • Homework:
      • Read Ch. 3 of The Theory Toolbox and then choose one of the Working Questions (from within the chapter or from the end of the chapter) and answer it in your sketchbook.
      • create final version of Drawing depth in Space for final critique on 11″X 14″ paper

M 9/17

  • Drawing in Space Due
    • critique drawings in space
  • Discuss Theory Toolbox

W 9/19

  • Project: Elements of Design Suit 
  • Blank picture of Suit for Maquette
  • Break into groups to discuss potential suit elements and design
    • Homework:
      • choose ONE of your themes and create 3 suit maquettes (front and back for 6) for that one theme
      • review Theory toolbox
      • post the link to your eport post on Drawing in Space project in the course Moodle  page(under assignments) by 5pm Friday September 21st
      • review and answer Study Guide for Theory Toolbox

M 9/24

  • review 3 suit ideas
    • choose one and start!
  • Discuss theory toolbox reading
    • Written assignment: What are your three main take aways from these readings?
  • Suit Work day
  • Homework:
    • Work on Suit
    • Work on draft of Theory Toolbox write up.

W 9/26

  • Working critique of suits (should have composition mapped out)
  • Suit work day
  • Inflatable solid plastic form.
    • Homework
      • work on suit
      • create a draft of your three main points from our Theory Toolbox discussions and readings.

M 10/1 

  • Suits due for critique
  • Blog Post for Theory Toolbox due

W 10/3

M 10/8

  • Post on 3 Cubes Due.

W 10/10

M 10/15

Instructions for Autodesk ReCap:

Students now have to
1. Open AutoDesk Recap (not Recap Photo)
2. Click on New Project
3. Select Photo to 3D – this should launch Recap Photo.
*Don’t forget to create an Autodesk account using your PSU email address!
  • Up load photos to Re-Cap and get mesh back for today.
  • Bring in computers
  • Papers with attached articles due

W 10/17

M 10/22

W 10/24

M 10/29

  • Due: 3D files to library to be printed by FRIDAY

W 10/31

M 11/5 No Class

W 11/7

M 11/12

W 11/14 No Class

M 11/19

  • Photograph 3D prints and inflatable images on ePorts by 5pm.
  • Moldmaking Video
  • Bring in apple or orange for Wednesday!

 

W 11/21

M 11/26

W 11/28

  • Clay project Work day in class (Due 5:00pm Absolute deadline. No more clay work! These must be allowed to dry.)

M 12/3

W 12/5 Studio Cleanup and reorganization

Final Exam Date/Time:

8am class: Monday, December 10 from 8:00 – 10:30 AM

12pm class: Monday, December 10 from 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM

  •  All work Photographed and on ePorts. Due to fair grading policy no late work can be accepted after the final.