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Intermediate/Advanced Sculpture: Foundry

Course: 
188
Quarter: 
Winter
Academic Year: 
2017-18
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. Prerequisite(s): One course from Art 20H, 120,121, 122, 124, 125, 129, 172, 180B, 183, or 189; and two non-sculpture/intermedia/public art lower-division studios from Art 15, 20G, 20I, 20J, 20K, 26, and Computational Media 25. Restricted to art majors. May be repeated for credit.