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Metals

  • AR 219. Jewelry and Metals I
    4

    Sequence of problems employing various techniques in metal. Emphasis upon structural design and creative use of materials.

    One prerequisite: AR 131, 132 or permission of instructor. Lab fee: $55

  • AR 319. Metalsmithing
    4

    An advanced studio course in the jewelry and metalsmithing sequence. Students explore the plastic potential of precious and nonprecious metals through the process of raising, forging, hollow-forming, and repoussé. Inventiveness, personal initiative, and creative self-expression are particularly emphasized in this course.

    Prerequisite: AR219. May be taken for credit three times with permission of instructor. Lab fee: $55

  • AR 320. Jewelry and Metals II
    4

    A continuation of concepts and methods explored in AR 219 with an emphasis on casting. Weekly group critiques will focus upon individual aesthetic growth, technical exploration, and both historical and con-temporary issues to the art-metals discipline.

    Prerequisite: AR219. May be taken for credit three times with permission of instructor. Lab fee: $55