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  • For the second year in a row, Otis will be hosting the Community Works Institute - Summer West. This is a five day professional development program for K-16 teachers focused on place based education, service learning and sustainability. There is a discounted rate for Otis faculty, staff, students and alumni to participate. Contact the Artists Community Teaching program for more info: act@otis.edu

  • Classes End.

  • I Know What You Did This Summer is a series of bi-weekly gatherings in the Bolsky Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design organized around informal slideshow presentations by curators, artists, writers and producers in the Los Angeles area. Taking the form of a personal travelogue, presenters will share places, experiences, and encounters during summer travel near and far. I Know What You Did This Summer is an occasion to enjoy drinks and conversation among friends, colleagues and our community.

    July 7: Anna Sew Hoy / Jesse Stecklow

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Continuing Education Course



Fundamentals of 3-Dimensional Design


An introduction to elements and principles of three-dimensional form and space. Course provides the essential foundation for all three-dimensional design and fine arts areas including interior design, furniture, toy, jewelry, furniture, and sculpture. Explores elements of shape, form, line, space, texture, and value as they relate to specific visual functions.

Students learn to effectively utilize space, mass, light, and shadow, while using a variety of additive and subtractive construction materials and techniques. Includes hands-on assignments; students create final project in own area interest. Covers safe and practical use of power and hand tools.

Prerequisite: None

First class materials: Notebook, 18" plastic grid ruler, 2H pencil, eraser, sharp Exacto or utility knife, 12" metal ruler or other durable edge to cut against, 18"x24" chipboard (or other tough cutting surface,) low-tack tape, scissors, four pieces white 2-ply 22"x30" Bristol board, five pieces of 18"x24" stiff white paper (to cut, fold, bend,) plastic sheeting to cover 3' table surface.


There are no sections for this course for this semester.
Course Details
Course Code: XINT7001
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: 1
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