Mar 04, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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ART 259 - Jewelry and Metalsmithing III

3 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): ART 258  

Course Description: Along with further technical development and awareness of the versatility of metalwork, students explore concepts and issues of self-expression and personal imagery related to wearable art, small functional objects and small sculpture. Content varies by term and includes etching, enameling, die forming, chasing and repousse, mold making, 3D printing and stone setting.

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Follow and assist others with rules and regulations regarding safety while using all jewelry and metalsmithing equipment and materials, including but not limited to torches, soldering tools, saws, files, flexible shaft, hammers, drill press, rolling mill, polishing machines and chemicals.
  • CLO#2: Demonstrate a working knowledge of new techniques covered while showing refinement of previously experienced methods, experimentation, and application of the principles behind each technique. (ILO: Communication)
  • CLO#3: Explore a variety of ideas through studies and sketches, emphasizing the development of a personal style.
  • CLO#4: Conceptualize and create three-dimensional art through a complete process of imagination and production emulating demonstrated techniques.
  • CLO#5: Present personal art work in metals in context of work produced in other cultures and other periods in history, demonstrating the broad potential of metalwork as a means of creative expression.

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