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ARTS 372 Intermediate Sculpture ~ Fire Arts SCHEDULE fall 2019 (all sections)

August 26, 2019

 

This schedule may change slightly over the course of the semester. Please stay informed and up to date!!

Thank you.

ARTS372f19Sched

 

Schedule: Fire Arts f19                      ARTS 372,470,670.                                                   Simons
Week # 

Dates

MONDAY WEDNESDAY
#1

Aug

26&28

Course overview: Syllabus + Supplies

Documentation of your work

Handout/Assignment # 1: “Portable Miniature Monument in Wax”

Begin drawing books/image collection, research; BTW, there are about 400,000 species of the Coleoptera. 

Advanced and Repeat students: organize your pour 9/18

Safety: Sculpture Lab Orientation in the shop; 

Shop ACCESS CARDS

Wax work demo and studio time

Bases, plinths, columns: Seating your monument

AUGUST 29: BERNIE LUBELL OPENING AT UAG 5:30 – 8pm Bernie Lubell will be in residence 9/9 – 9/20

2nd semester, Advanced, and Grads will work with him on 3 word build-outs; all students welcome to do this as well.

#2

Sept

2&4

Labor Day ~ no class today

Brains should labor on Labor Day. 

Direct wax modeling

Studio work time

LUNCH LECTURE: bronze artists 2500 BC to present

All tools on your list should be IN CLASS by the beginning of class today.

SEPTEMBER 6: FIELD TRIP TO SACRAMENTO (AND BERKELEY?) Artspace 1616, Sacramento, CA: 

Lynn Criswell and Michael Bishop

#3

Sept

9&11

Crit: 3 waxes

Make improvements for Thursday

Handout #2b: Gating Quiz study guide

Demo on gating systems 

Handout # 2: “The Gating System”

Handout #2a: “Core”

Appointments: Consult and approve individual gating designs with S.S. 

filling out the foundry form

#4

Sept 16&18

Gating QUIZ due

Weigh your waxes before spruing

Class time for gating

Weigh finished gating system

Record this information on foundry form

Demo on dipping

Handout # 3: “Ceramic Shell Dipping”

Dip twice by Wednesday; note all on foundry form

POUR: advanced students

Class observes 

Dipping throughout class time

Handout # 4: The Pour

Handout #4a: Pre-pour checklist 

Demo on board clipping

#5

Sept

23&25

Studio clean up

Prep for pouring: assign positions in the pour

Advanced and Grads: Demonstrate steps for shell removal for class

POUR: All

Studio assistance: shell removal

#6

Sept

30&Oct2

Using power and hand tools for gate removal and chasing

Handout # 5: Power tools

Continue to clean casts

Weigh and Pay!

Handout #5a: Mounting and Presentation

Begin reading and research: Yoshitomo Saito

#7

Oct 7&9

Demo on welding and mounting

Get clearance on preparedness for patina after this step is complete

Patina demo

Handout # 6: Patina

#8

Oct 14&16

Patina in class

Handout # 6a: Written Evaluation

Mid-term Critique: Project #1

Hand in written evaluation, journal, foundry form, receipt for metal purchase; document work

Sign up for office hours with Sheri and Jory

Prepare for our visiting artist, Yoshitomo Saito!

Open Studios!!!  Thursday 10/17

Support your peers ~ be there. 

#9

Oct 21&23

Workshop with Yoshitomo Saito

Handout # 7: Yoshitomo Saito Workshop

See handout for schedule

One week project with Yoshi: found object burnout / standard investment

POUR WITH YOSHI ~ ???

Prepare for mold making in-class work beginning on Monday next week

Handout # 8: Moldmaking

Handout #8a: Moldmaking Assignment

YOSHITOMO SAITO LECTURE: Tuesday, 10/22 at 5:30 Room: TBA
#10

Oct 28&30

Moldmaking Day 1: Brush on Silicone and Mother Mold Moldmaking Day 2

Work on drawing and research in order to propose a final project

Handout / Assignment # 9: Final assignment list

#11

Nov4&6

Gate your casts from mold making 

Proposal for Assignment due (see Handout: Assignment #9)

Dipping & ARTIE

Our next celebrity visit: this is tentatively scheduled for today…

Artie Cordisco from Douglas and Sturgess!!!!

#12

Nov 11&13

Armistice Day ~ no class

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armistice_Day

POUR: your pieces from the mold making workshop
#13

Nov

18&20

Studio work day POUR

Crit

Document your work

Thnksgvg

Nov 23-Dec1

Rest a bit, recharge and build on your momentum!
#14

Dec 2&4

Studio work day POUR
#15

Dec 9&11

POUR ~ last one of the semester Foundry clean up

After today: only patina work in the shop

Drawing books handed in today

Finals

Week

Dec 16-20

Final Critique Time and Day will be announced after second week of class.  Hand in written evaluation, journal, foundry form, receipt for metal purchase

This schedule may change over the course of the semester. It is the student’s responsibility to stay current with any necessary revisions. Revised versions will have the date at the upper right of pg.1

There are too many exciting events to list in this schedule! See Department of Art and Art History website for listings. Please be sure to write down dates and events.

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