Apr 15, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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ARTJ 220 - Forging and Smithing I


Credit(s): 3

Corequisite(s): ARTJ 210 .
Forging and smithing are ancient hammer and anvil based techniques that take advantage of the plastic qualities of metal. This course concentrates on hammer formed jewelry items utilizing non-ferrous metals such as copper, brass, silver, and gold. The course will introduce the student to the following topics: forging and raising techniques, hammers, anvils, forming stakes, tool maintenance. (Fall Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Design and produce raised and forged forms beginning with the appropriate sheet metal or dimensional stock and using the proper techniques to carry the work through to a finished object.



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