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ATR 273 Introduction to Fibers
An introduction to the primary textile constructions of felting, hand-spinning, knitting, and tapestry. Beginning dyeing includes basic color theory and applied color mixing using fiber reactive and acid dyes. Drawing on the rich resources of world cultural traditions, students explore contemporary adaptations of processes and materials. (3 credits)

ATR 277 Sewn Constructions
Fabric construction techniques to transform fabric from flat plane into three dimensions through the use and modification of commercial patterns. An introduction to draping, surface manipulation, and embellishment forms the conceptual basis for projects which include fashion, accessories and home furnishings. (3 credits)

ATR 300 - 01 Digital Fabrication
Modeling and making in 3 Dimensions: an introduction to Rhinoceros modeling software. Design, visualization, and fabrication processes utilizing modeling and rendering software. Basic techniques in Computer-Aided-Design (CAD) and Computer-Aided-Manufacturing (CAM). Small scale production techniques and outsourcing for designers/makers. (3 credits)