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Fine Arts 3D                                                           3DML223       Design and Construction in Metal
                                                                       Through a series of sculptural exercises this class is an
Jewelry and Metalsmithing                                              introduction to cold fabrication techniques and precision machining
                                                                       processes. Students are required to conceive and execute projects
3DML200       Jewelry                                                  that integrate machining and cold joining techniques with their
An introduction to basic issues and techniques unique to jewelry       personal artistic goals.
as a creative and expressive medium. Students discuss traditional      Prerequisites:
and contemporary attitudes toward body adornment and learn the         Type:  hybrid studio/critique(5hrs       Culturally Diverse Content
techniques of basic fabrication (cold-joining, sawing, soldering,
finishing), lost-wax casting, and stone-setting. Projects use          Enrollment:
precious metals and common materials. Proper use and
maintenance of all equipment is stressed.                              3DML230       Color and Metal
Prerequisites:                                                         An examination of the color palette available for metals. Projects
Type:  hybrid studio/critique(5hrs        Culturally Diverse Content   include enameling, patination, ally-making, and painting. Proper
                                                                       use and maintenance of all equipment is stressed.
Enrollment:                                                            Prerequisites:
3DML203       Alternative Materials for Jewelry                        Type: hybrid studio/critique(5hrs        Culturally Diverse Content
This course will provide a platform for exploration of materials in    Enrollment:
jewelry-making. The safety, proper handling and exploration of
materials will be covered along with an experimental methodology       3DML245X      Flatware and Functional Objects
and personal discovery within each material. The course will           Prerequisites:  3DML200 or 3DML210
introduce ways of working an array of materials including plexi
glass, polyurethane, felt, and cast resin.                             Type: hybrid studio/critique(5hrs Culturally Diverse Content
Prerequisites:                                                         Enrollment:
Type: hybrid studio/critique(5hrs         Culturally Diverse Content
Enrollment:                                                            3DML301       3D Seminar: Metals
3DML210       Beginning Metal                                          Spring semester junior level seminar. A forum for discussion of
An introduction to basic metalworking techniques, focusing on          current contemporary art-making issues in the medium of metal.
design and function. Assignments cover problems that are both          Students research the topics and artists important to their own
aesthetic and technical. Metal fabrication, inlay, forging, sinking,   development. Visiting artists, slide lectures, studio visits, and
and stone-setting are introduced. Proper use and maintenance of        exhibitions are incorporated. With faculty assistance, students
all equipment is stressed.                                             define and develop a personal body of work. An active journal with
                                                                       source material related to this work is required, as are mid-
Prerequisites:                                                         semester critiques and final semester review boards.
Type: hybrid studio/critique(5hrs         Culturally Diverse Content   Prerequisites:
Enrollment:                                                            Type: lecture/seminar(3hrs)              Culturally Diverse Content
3DML220       Intermediate Metals                                      Enrollment:
Study in Series: development of a personal style through a series      3DML350       Adv.Studio: Metals
of projects based on one source. Projects include technical and
aesthetic experimentation in casting, raising (sheet form-making),     Nurtures the development of a coherent body of work based on
etching, and chasing and repousse.                                     sophisticated techniques and a maturing sense of aesthetic
                                                                       direction. The course stresses the importance of drawing, models,
Prerequisites:     MTL210                                              and journals to the creative process. Students propose and
Type:   hybrid studio/critique(5hrs       Culturally Diverse Content   complete three projects. Group and individual discussions
                                                                       emphasize the development of critical vocabulary along with
Enrollment:                                                            advanced technical exploration.
3DML222       Molding, Multiples & Production                          Prerequisites:
This course covers methods and strategies for making multiples         Type: hybrid studio/critique(5hrs        Culturally Diverse Content
for jewelry-scale metal objects. These include Vulcanized and RTV      Enrollment:
rubber molding for injection wax; production methods for lost wax
casting; hydraulic and arbor press methods for cutting blanks and      3DML351       Adv.Studio: Metals
pressing 3 dimensional forms; stamping dies (RT method) for
cutting multiple shapes; chemical milling (etching from both sides)    Nurtures the development of a coherent body of work based on
for cutting complex shapes, jigs and fixtures for repeatable           sophisticated techniques and a maturing sense of aesthetic
operations (drilling, soldering, shaping); assembly techniques         direction. The course stresses the importance of drawing, models,
including soldering and cold-connecting. Finishing techniques          and journals to the creative process. Students propose and
including tumbling with various media. Participating students will     complete three projects. Group and individual discussions
be asked to make several series of jewelry-scale objects. Each         emphasize the development of critical vocabulary along with
series will need to be made in at least enough quantity to provide     advanced technical exploration.
each student in the class with an example to keep.                     Prerequisites:     3DML350
Prerequisites:                                                         Type: hybrid studio/critique(5hrs        Culturally Diverse Content
Type: hybrid studio/critique (5hrs        Culturally Diverse Content   Enrollment:
Enrollment:

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3DML392       MTL Course Assistantship                                3DML450       Adv.Studio: Metals
Prerequisites:                                                        Production of a consistent, advanced body of work. Students work
Type:                                   Culturally Diverse Content    with faculty to develop a personal body of work that represents
                                                                      depth and breadth of exploration of the medium. Group and
Enrollment:                                                           individual discussions emphasize the development of critical
                                                                      vocabulary along with advanced technical exploration. Group and
                                                                      individual discussions emphasize the development of critical
3DML398       MTL Internship                                          vocabulary along with advanced technical exploration. 6
                                                                      credits.(two semesters)
Prerequisites:                                                        Prerequisites:
Type:                                   Culturally Diverse Content    Type:  hybrid studio/critique(5hrs     Culturally Diverse Content
Enrollment:                                                           Enrollment:
                                                                      3DML451       Adv.Studio: Metals
3DML399       MTL Independent Study
                                                                      Production of a consistent, advanced body of work. Students work
Prerequisites:                                                        with faculty to develop a personal body of work that represents
                                                                      depth and breadth of exploration of the medium. Group and
Type:                                   Culturally Diverse Content
                                                                      individual discussions emphasize the development of critical
Enrollment:                                                           vocabulary along with advanced technical exploration. Group and
                                                                      individual discussions emphasize the development of critical
                                                                      vocabulary along with advanced technical exploration. 6
3DML3X4       CAD for Jewelry and Metals                              credits.(two semesters)
                                                                      Prerequisites:     3DML450
Computer-aided design for jewelry and metals is a focused
elective that covers fundatmental strageies and methods for           Type:   hybrid studio/critique(5hrs    Culturally Diverse Content
creating jewelry and metal objects using computer tehcnology.         Enrollment:
CAD and 3D modeling programs are used for developing a series
of objects that are designed to be made with a variety of output
including CNC milling and rapid prototyping.
Prerequisites:      MTL210, MTL200 or permission
Type:   hybrid studio/critique(5hrs     Culturally Diverse Content
Enrollment:
3DML3X5       Raising and Forming
This course uses traditional large-scale forming techniques to
develop sculptural forms and vessels. Raising or smithing skills
are required.
Prerequisites:     MTL220 or SC353
Type:   hybrid studio/critique(5hrs     Culturally Diverse Content
Enrollment:
3DML401       3D Seminar: METALS
Spring semester majors seminar. A forum for discussion of current
issues in contemporary metal object-making. Students research
the topics and artists important to their own development. Visiting
artists, slide lectures, studio visits, and exhibitions are
incorporated. Students work with faculty to develop a personal
body of work that represents depth and breadth of exploration of
the medium. Mid-semester critiques and final semester review
boards required. Before graduation, students are required to
document their work and submit 10-20 slides of their final projects
to the FA3D Department.
Prerequisites:
Type: lecture/seminar(3hrs)             Culturally Diverse Content
Enrollment:




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