Dec 04, 2021
ART 270 - Metalwork II: Jewelry 3 Credits, 5 Contact Hours
2 lecture periods 3 lab periods
Continuation of ART 170 . Includes design approaches to jewelry making, review of various intermediate techniques, functional considerations involved in jewerly design, and safety and health issues.
Prerequisite(s): ART 170
Course Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate closer attention to design skills and discussion of contemporary and historical jewelry/metalwork.
- Demonstrate intermediate level jewelry techniques.
- Demonstrate close attention to functional limitations and aesthetic considerations in the area of jewelry design, both contemporary and historical.
- Demonstrate, describe, and apply safety and health procedures related to materials, tools, and equipment.
- Detailed Information and Background on Historical and Contemporary Metalwork
- Metal works from antiquity including decorative, ritual, and functional objects
- 20th Century developments in materials and design
- Effect of digital techniques on contemporary metalworks and jewelry
- Intermediate Instruction in Use of Tools and Equipment
- Wire techniques
- Hollow form fabrication
- Die fabrication
- Intermediate Instruction in Functional Aspects of Jewelry Making
- Experimentation, limits, and possibilities
- New material explorations
- Instruction in All Aspects of Safety and Health Procedures
- Personal protective equipment
- Equipment procedures
- Lab hygiene and waste disposal procedures
- Health and safety in the home studio
Full Academic Year 2020/2021
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