Mar 04, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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ART 258 - Jewelry and Metalsmithing II

3 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): ART 257  

Course Description: Continues developing technical vocabulary through content that varies by term including the exploration of a variety of surface embellishments, metal forming methods, mold making, stone setting and 3D printing. Explores historical and contemporary artists and continues development of design and aesthetic awareness of three-dimensional small scale works of art with the goal of creating a personal visual language.

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Consistently follow 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, and principles behind each technique, leading to opportunities for experimentation. (ILO: Communication)
  • CLO#3: Develop original and esthetically compelling ideas while demonstrating a clear understanding of the qualities specific to small scale work.
  • CLO#4: Demonstrate the ability to take a creative idea from a concept in the imagination into a three-dimensional form, using the techniques demonstrated.
  • CLO#5: Research metalwork produced in other cultures and other periods in history and evaluate metalwork as a means of creative expression.

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