This course focuses on exploration of three-dimensional construction, both additive and subtractive as expressive mediums. Materials may include wood, plaster, clay, paper maché, cardboard, found objects and paper. All students will explore the principles of design, art history, and aesthetics while developing their abilities in the technical aspects of the course. This course is aligned with the PA Standards for Arts and Humanities. This class is especially applicable for those students interested in engineering. It develops awareness of space, structure, form, function and the unique properties of different materials and construction techniques. Each art course is designed to engage students in the following areas of study: the exploration of personal insights and feelings through the creation of art forms, creative problem solving, art processes, art criticism, aesthetic theory and art history. Students will make connections between visual culture and other disciplines. Emphasis is on art production that reflects the individuality of the creator.