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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
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ARTJ 250 - Wax Modeling and Casting I

Credit(s): 3

This course is an introduction to casting tools, techniques, and materials of the professional jeweler/metalsmith. Emphasis will be on the design and production of custom pieces. (Fall Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Perform a variety of waste-mold casting techniques.
  • Carve and model wax for custom design.
  • Use organic and inorganic materials for casting.
  • Express a working knowledge of metallurgy in regards to casting.
  • Perform surface finishing techniques of cast pieces.

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