Emphasis on introductory individual student research in form and content through balanced experimentation with technical competence and aesthetic concerns. Experimentation with patination of metals and advanced surface embellishment.
Prerequisite(s): ART 181 Metalsmithing 2.
Exploration of complex metalsmithing techniques with an emphasis on conceptual problem-solving and personal expression in metalsmithing. Studio exploration in stretching and angle raising of sheet metal, forging, repousee and chasing, stone setting, and casting. Study of historical and contemporary metalsmithing as a foundation for design and ideation.
Prerequisite(s): ART 180 Metalsmithing 1.