FSM232 - Materials and Prop Construction I

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Subject Title
Materials and Prop Construction I

Subject Description
Through a series of two and three dimensional design problems, the student will work with a wide variety of structural materials such as wood, paper and wire to learn construction techniques and design as they relate to display to create functional 3D prop designs.  They are made aware of environmental issues relating to display materials and are encouraged to use non-polluting, non-toxic paints.

Credit Status
1 Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Styrofoam: Abstract, functional and representative forms - Advertising reproduction in 3D;
  2. Foamcore: 3D Prop design and construction from a common industry;
  3. Texture: Display and props with paper - 2D design and material into 3D scaled showcase model;
  4. Art wear - Head Piece creation - recycled and found materials, reworked into a 3D headpiece sculpture.

Essential Employability Skills
Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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