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2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 124 - Metal Casting

1 Credits, 1.5 Contact Hours
0.5 lecture periods 1 lab period

Introduction to metal casting. Includes metal casting techniques, and individualized projects.

Information: May be taken two times for a maximum of two credit hours. If this course is repeated, see a financial aid or Veteran’s Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate.



Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate the use of metal casting techniques including proper safety.
  2. Create an individualized project using metal casting techniques.

Outline:
I. Metal Casting Techniques

  1. Wax forming
  2. Investment mold making
  3. Wax burn out
  4. Metal chasing and finishing
  5. Health and safety practices in metal casting

II. Individualized Project Possibilities

  1. Non-representational form
  2. Abstraction
  3. Kinetic
  4. Functional object