The course of Plastic Arts introduces students, regardless of direction, to the concept of volume and matter. Introduction to modern Greek sculpture. Laboratory exercises begin with a free subject in clay. Forms. Platonic solids. Volume composition.
Students then practice the exact repetition of a decorative pattern, the completion of damaged parts of a relief composition, and the completion of the damaged part of an all-embossed work. Imitation of corrosion of materials.
Next, they are taught the plastic design interpretation. Imprints on paper and textures. Transfer to clay. Magnifications. The course includes knowledge of plaster, copper and marble.
Upon completion of the course students will be able to:
- Understand the concept of volume and matter, to study and interpret the sculptural form and to understand the third dimension.
- Acquire skills related to the creation of plastic works.
- Have developed their aesthetic perception so that they can understand the structure and construction of a Sculpture work.
The Scope of the Course and Objectives
The course Develops students’ visual perception and visual research, approaching both of them as a code of communication that works through their aesthetic perception. It becomes a tool for students to transfer the visual phenomenon, but also a code of its interpretation. It cultivates the skills in understanding the concept of volume and matter. The study and interpretation of the sculptural form and the understanding of the third dimension. Develops in students, the appropriate skills related to the creation of Sculpture works.