Intermediate/Advanced Sculpture: Foundry

Course Details
Course: 
188
Quarter: 
Fall
Academic Year: 
2016-17
Description: 
This intermediate/advanced course provides the information and facilities necessary to express ideas through the indirect process of metal casting. The "lost wax" method is used to manifest ideas in sculpture. Lectures and demonstrations are combined with work time in class. Students generate sculpture forms in wax then gate, invest, weld, chase, patina, and present at least one finished piece. Students are billed a materials fee. May be repeated for credit. (Formerly course 139.) Restricted to art majors.