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ARTIS 424: Jewelry/Metalsmithing III

(Dual-listed with ARTIS 524). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 12 credits. F.S.

Prereq: For ARTIS 424: ARTIS 324 or permission of instructor; For ARTIS 524: Graduate Classification in the MFA program in Integrated Visual Arts, or instructor permission
Emphasis on metal fabrication and hollow construction techniques applicable to jewelry, functional objects and sculptural art forms. Processes introduced include raising, forming, and anticlastic shell forming techniques. Introduction to mechanisms and tool making. Advanced students are encouraged to integrate alternative materials and technologies. A focus is placed on independent research, professional engagement and portfolio development.