Fiber ArtLiberty Hs
Welcome to My Homepage
Course Expectations Created Oct 16, 2012 - Expires Oct 16, 2013
For Oct 16, 2012
This one-year course is designed to provide experience in art works made from threads, yarns, and cords of natural and/or manufactured filaments. This course includes an exploration of a variety of textured fibers into two- and three-dimensional designs. The use of materials and tools are the focal points of the course. Development of vocabulary, historical appreciation, and methods of evaluation are also stressed. Students will be encouraged to exhibit their work. This course will fulfill the one arts/humanities credit required for graduation.
1. To acquire vocabulary and historical perspective specific to fiber techniques and processes.
2. To develop responsibility in the care and safe use of the fiber tools, materials, and equipment.
3. To apply the elements and principles of designs of two- and three-dimensional fiber projects.
4. To acquire skills in the basic fiber methods.
5. To acquire basic knowledge of the origin, development, and uniqueness of fibers.
6. To become familiar with dye formulations.
7. To acquire a basic knowledge of fiber decoration.
7. To develop evaluative criteria for a teacher/student critique.
8. To compare and contrast the history of fibers to current trends.
9. To develop individual creativity.
10. To develop eye-hand coordination while creating two- or three-dimensional fiber design.
11. To explore possible careers in fibers and related fields.
There is a $25 art fee for this course. It is also recommended that students always have binder paper/notebook and a pencil for class. An apron or old t-shirt.