May 30, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
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ARTJ 270 - Surface Embellishments I

Credit(s): 3

Prerequisite(s): ARTJ 210 .
This course concentrates on textural and chromatic surface treatments for all non-ferrous metals including silver and gold. Included among the topics covered will be reticulation, acidetching, enameling, fusing, hammer and punch treatments, patination, roller printing, and media blasting among others. These are all vital techniques which are, due to their proliferation and technical nature, beyond the scope of basic jewelry classes. (Fall Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Explain the ancient and modern surface techniques.
  • Utilize concepts, principles, techniques and problems of different treatments.

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