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Montgomery College    
 
    
 
  Nov 23, 2017
 
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog
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ARTT 241 - Enameling I


(R only)

An introduction to traditional techniques with emphasis on expression and craftsmanship. Exploration of basic methods of preparation, application, firing, and finishing vitreous enamel on copper. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 124.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate creative problem solving through the application of abstract theoretical concepts, development of observational skills, and the use of technical skills.
  • Evaluate appropriate procedures and methods. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Demonstrate sensitivity and appreciation for aesthetics and creativity.
  • (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Apply the principles of design using line, form, texture, and color. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Develop an appreciation and sensitivity for various cultural expressions. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Analyze enameling artwork and explain aesthetic concepts. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Demonstrate an awareness of his or her own unique aesthetics. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Use and apply proper terminology. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Select appropriate materials and methods for creating assigned art projects. (Observational Skill)
  • Examine and analyze aesthetic problems. (Observational Skill)
  • Analyze, read, and write about techniques, methods, and aesthetic principles of various enameling techniques. (Observational Skill)
  • Explain techniques, aesthetics, and concepts of enameling to others in a classroom setting. (Observational Skill)
  • Create aesthetically-pleasing objects that demonstrate individual expression using organic, geometric, and abstract shapes. (Observational Skill)
  • Experiment with various techniques in enameling including methods of preparation, application, firing, and finishing vitreous enamel on copper and fine silver. (Technical Skill)
  • Demonstrate an understanding of craftsmanship and develop quality craftsmanship in his or her own work. (Technical Skill)


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