ART 158B2 : Jewelry - Casting & Chain Making II

Transcript title

Jewelry-Casting Chains II

Credits

2

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

40

Lecture hours

10

Lab hours

30

Recommended preparation

ART 158B1 and ART 157A1.

Description

Builds on the skills learned in ART 158B1. It will include centrifugal, vacuum, cuttlebone casting and sand casting. The use of molds to duplicate textures to transfer onto wax, creating stone settings in wax, controlling the wax burn-out and weaving complex linked chains will be included.

Learning outcomes

1. Make additive and subractive wax models with basic proficiency.
2. Understanding the required needs of the investing and burnout processes
3. Learn the casting process, working with torches as well as all concerns
4. Learn proper metal finishing.

Outside of
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