ARTS217 : Weaving
Lecture/studio course on the fundamentals of weaving and its materials, techniques and concepts as a means of artistic expression. Methods are explored through a variety of assignments, such as weaving process (plain weave, tapestry), various frame looms, non-loom technique (basketry), and yarn design (hand spinning of fiber on a drop spindle and spinning wheel). Emphasis is on mastery of materials and the exploration of various techniques as a means of creative expression.
Students are responsible for cost of instructional art materials and supplies beyond those directly covered by lab fees.