Welded Metal Sculpture

Winter 2018 quarter

Taught by

Photo of Alair Wells
sculpture
  • UG

In this intermediate level metalworking class, students will be introduced to the work of modern and contemporary metal sculptors.  Students will be guided through the process of design, layout, fabrication, and finish of welded steel sculptures, and will then produce a single, dynamic metal project. Various metalworking techniques will be covered including fitting, hot and cold forming of sheet and bar stock, welding, and riveting as a design and functional element. Several finishing options will be presented. Students will be encouraged to experiment in the design phase and a high quality of craftsmanship and execution will be expected.

Full attendance is mandatory to complete the project and an additional 6-10 hours per week outside of class will be required in the metal shop and/or 3-D studio.

Program Details

Fields of Study

aesthetics visual arts

Preparatory For

visual arts

Quarters

Winter Open

Location and Schedule

Campus Location

Olympia

Time Offered

Evening

Advertised Schedule

Tue, 5:30 - 9:30 pm

Online Learning

No Required Online Learning

Fees

$100 for project supplies