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• Textile materials • Fabric based material • Recycled material • Eco friendly or organic material • 3D and 4D models and key models • Technical drawings • Sculptures and furniture • Installation techniques • Market Research/ Survey • Material constructions, flexible structures, lightweight structures, and the architectonic nature of cloth are explored in this course.

Course Synopsis

• The aim of this course is to develop product solutions through implementing design process in the area of specialization. Students will develop product ideas for their selected topic. • Create artworks using Elements of Art (Line, Shape, Form, Value, Color, Texture, Space) and Principles of Design (Rhythm and Movement, Unity, Variety, Proportion, Pattern, Balance, Emphasis) to solve visual problems. • Demonstrate use of various art theories and styles • Use symbolic imagery to convey ideas. • Create artworks incorporating the following compositional guidelines (simplicity, rule of thirds, leading lines, balance, framing). • Develop skills/techniques necessary for effective visual communication. • Utilize the planning process to turn a two-dimensional design into a three-dimensional sculpture. • Identify and create low, high or sunken relief in Textiles. • Identify and create abstract and realistic Textile sculptures. • Identify and create organic and geometric textile sculptures. • Discover form and meaning in textiles. • Traditional surface embellishment techniques fused with manipulations. • Focuses on the consideration of the constructed, pieced, and sculpted surface. • Students explore the interpretation and invention of cloth construction, layering, sculptural surfaces, pieced and collaged surfaces, and the multiple as possibilities. • Collecting, salvaging, and mixing materials will be involved.

Course Learning Outcomes

• Understand how to shape Textiles into 3D or 4D Art forms. • Be inventive in their use of materials • Be able to apply their textile skills to larger piece of their own. • Gain confidence in their creative abilities • Explore ideas through sketching, brainstorming, and research. • Create original works of art that demonstrate personal visual expression and communication. • Invent answers to visual problems

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Critical analysis on international textile artists

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Book Title : Textile Sculptures
Author : Irene Waller
Edition : 1977
Publisher : Taplinger Publishing Company

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