Apr 12, 2021  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARTS 5130 Sculpture: Foundry

This course is designed to introduce students to the methodologies of casting metal. It will explore the historical placement and inherent cultural references of metal as a sculptural medium. This course will develop students’ skills in casting metals with an emphasis on advanced pattern-making, mold-making, sprueing, patination, and casting techniques. Aluminum, Bronze, and Iron will be explored as well as non-traditional casting media as well. Students will develop their concepts through casting their work in metal. Safe practices and procedures are demonstrated and emphasized throughout the semester. In addition to lectures, presentations, and demonstrations students will have the opportunity to cast their own works in a variety of media.
Credits: 3.0