Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    
    May 23, 2024  
Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

ART 141 - Jewelry II


Description: Advanced jewelry techniques, surface embellishment, casting, fabrication, forging, and joining non-ferrous metals. Application of design principles.

Prerequisites: ART 140  

Credits: 3
Lecture: 1
Lab: 5

Course Content:
  1. Equipment use and safety
  2. Model wax, invest and cast
  3. Lidded container
  4. Unit construction
  5. Mold making
  6. Surface embellishments
  7. Formal elements and principles of design
  8. Historical and contemporary art examples
  9. Critique

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Utilize tools and equipment safely. (1)
  2. Model a jewelry design in wax, invest and cast it. (2)
  3. Construct a lidded container. (3)
  4. Assemble unit construction of linked or repeated elements. (4)
  5. Create molds for lost wax casting. (5)
  6. Use surface embellishments. (6)
  7. Identify the formal elements and principles of design. (7)
  8. Analyze the formal elements and principles of design. (7)
  9. Interpret the formal elements and principles of design. (7)
  10. Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts. (8)
  11. Use media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art. (9)
     

Required Assessment:
  1. Critique and evaluation of art and artifacts.