Introductory Metal Sculpture (CESC 180)

Explore the fundamental concepts, materials, processes and techniques of contemporary metal sculpture. This course will cover the proper use of hand tools, stationary equipment and MIG/oxyacetylene welding. You will learn general shop and equipment safety, techniques for material characteristics, how to cut, shape and join metals, and project work flow. All consumables, including gasses, welding/brazing rod, and fabrication materials will be supplied for in-class assignments. All projects must be vetted and approved by the instructor. Attending the course's first session is mandatory due to necessary studio safety orientation.

Course Format

This course is offered on campus.

Instructional Hours: 32 hours (8 classes, 4 hours per class)

Additional Hours: up to 24 hours for independent study and practice, assignment completion and homework.

Terms Offered

This course is typically offered during the following terms:

(Subject to change)

Fall | September to December

Summer | April to August


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Programs this course applies to

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Tuition + Materials

Tuition is $817.40. Download your detailed materials list before your first class.


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