ART 159A1 : Metal Arts: Forming

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Metal Arts: Forming



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ART 157.

Course Description

Create non-ferrous metal projects using forming methods. Projects include jewelry, containers, and small-scale sculptures fabricated using folding, scoring, chasing, repousse, and other metalworking techniques used to form metal. Repeatable for credit.

Course learning outcomes

1. Identify the qualities and capabilities of various metals for forming methods and processes.
2. Create well-crafted metal objects using forming tools and techniques.
3. Evaluate and problem-solve design issues associated with forming metal objects.
4. Use media-specific terminology to receive and provide feedback.

Content outline

  1. Principles of design appropriate for forming metals
  2. Metal forming safety
  3. Metal forming materials and tools
  4. Metal forming techniques and processes
  5. Constructive critiques: receiving and giving feedback between instructor and classmates

Required materials

Students will need to provide specific materials used in this course, please see the syllabus for a detailed list.

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