The Art of Blacksmithing

Winter 2017 quarter

Taught by

Photo of Alair Wells
sculpture
  • UG

In this beginning level blacksmithing class, learn the fine art of forging.  Utilizing 6 basic techniques: tapers, upset, twist, scroll, punch, slit/drift, create a series of projects emphasizing student centered design.  Focus is on repetition and practice to master the basic forging skills necessary to make tools, functional objects and metal sculpture.

Program Details

Fields of Study

aesthetics visual arts

Quarters

Winter Open

Location and Schedule

Campus Location

Olympia

Time Offered

Evening and Weekend

Advertised Schedule

Tuesdays 5:30-9:30p. First class meeting is Tuesday, January 10, 5:30p, Art Annex 0100.

Online Learning

No Required Online Learning

Fees

$100 for project materials.

Revisions

DateRevision
2016-10-27New Offering added for Winter