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ART 202(g) Introduction to Metalsmithing

Introduction to aesthetic and technical pursuits of contemporary jewelry and metalsmithing at beginning level.

Prerequisites: ART 112c and 112d.


ART 386(a,b,c) Advanced Metalsmithing

(a) Metal Casting and Fabrication: This course offers various methods of casting: centrifical, vacuum and cuttlebone casting with advanced techniques involved in fabrication. Offered in the fall.

(b) Metal Forming and Fabrication: This course offers various metal forming processes; chasing and repousse, fold forming, angle raising: symmetrical and asymmetrical, and hydraulic press forming with advanced fabrication. Offered in the spring.

(c) Color on Metal and Fabrication: This course offers various metal forming processes: chasing and repousse, fold forming, angle raising: symmetrical and asymmetrical and hydraulic press forming with advanced fabrication. Offered in the summer.

May be repeated to a maximum of 9 hours.
Prerequisite: ART 202g.



ART 486 Research in Metalsmithing

Concentrated research in advanced metalsmithing techniques and concepts.

May be repeated to a maximum of 12 hours.
Prerequisite: ART 386 or consent of the instructor. Art majors only.


ART 586 Graduate Metalsmithing I

Self-directed research in metalsmithing in aesthetic and technical development. Individual development of personal techniques and artistic concepts through metal.

MFA candidates only.
Prerequisites: ART 486.


ART 587 Graduate Metalsmithing II

Self-directed research in metalsmithing in aesthetic and technical development. Individual development of personal techniques and artistic concepts through metal.

MFA candidates only.
Prerequisites: ART 586.