1 semester, ½ credit
Open to freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors
Prerequisite: 620 Introduction to Art
This course will provide an understanding of woodcarving as an art form through some basic relief carving techniques including: woodcut printmaking, chip carving, and low-relief carving. Students will also learn how to properly finish designs with a variety of wood stains and protective sealants. As we will be working with knives in this course, discussing and putting forth proper safety measures will be of very high importance and grades will be affected if these are not followed.
Students are expected to purchase their own wood for the semester (4 woodblocks in total) as well as a #120 to #150 grit sheet of sandpaper. However, knives and protective eye wear will be provided.
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This curriculum last updated January 4, 2019, by the Fine Arts Department.