ART 181B Intermediate Casting for Metal Arts (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
This is an intermediate level casting course that incorporates traditional and non-traditional techniques to further develop the student's casting competency. Emphasis is placed on creative risk taking, proficiency in tool use, thorough knowledge of safe practices, development of higher level casting skills, content of work, and design aesthetic.
All sections will charge a material fee of $20.00
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Create work that demonstrates proficiency in intermediate direct and lost wax casting techniques.
- Outcome 2: Solve intermediate problems and apply creative thinking to designs, cast objects, and the work of their peers.
- Outcome 3: Evaluate and revise cast pieces or designs in response to peer/instructor critique and personal observation.
- Outcome 4: Examine and practice how creative work is informed.
- Outcome 5: Demonstrate a knowledge of materials and methods used in casting, including but not limited to bronze, sterling silver, and shibuichi,
- Outcome 6: Demonstrate a safe working knowledge of the tools and equipment we use including the oxygen/acetylene torch, electromelt furnace, centrifugal casting machine and vacuum casting machine.
- Outcome 7: Consider the potential in any field with the techniques of casting.
- Outcome 8: Initiate the design and creation of a body of work suitable for advanced study/transfer, and career opportunities.