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Credit Eligible Program ($900 USD)
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Design, Object Design, Metal Works
This course introduces the student to the history and techniques of creating objects from hot metals. Techniques include the 3000 year old lost-wax (cire-perdue) method, sand casting methods dating back over 5000 years, and others. Finishing techniques covered include drag and flash removal, surface cleaning and polishing, and others.
This course is in scheduled mode "." Learn more about scheduled courses here.
Session 1: Production Method 1: Lost Wax – Case Study
Session 2: Production Method 2: Sand Casting – Case Study
Session 3: Production Method 3: Experimental Approaches
Session 4: Production Method 4: Finishing Techniques
Enroll for College Credit
Kadenze has partnered with School of the Art Institute of Chicago to offer this program for 3.0 college credits.*
How much does it cost?
This course costs $900 USD to take for college credit.
*Upon completion, this rigorous college-level program will provide credits that are recognized and transferable from the partnering institution. Credit as workload and transferability is defined by the granting institution. Participation in these courses does not represent an acceptance decision or admission from the institution that offers them.
Whenever you complete a course as a premium member, you can earn a verified Certificate of Accomplishment .
Credit Elligible Program
This course is one of 3 courses in the From Design Concept to Reality Program and is offered for credits from School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Earn a verified Specialist Certificate after successfully completing a Program. And whenever you complete a course as a Premium member, you earn a verified Certificate of Accomplishment . These certificates are proof that you completed an online course on our platform and can easily be shared with its unique link.
Instructors & Guests
Helen Maria Nugent
Helen Maria Nugent is Professor and Chair of Designed Objects Programs (1997). BFA (Honors) in Environmental Art (1990) and MA Design (1992), Glasgow School of Art, Scotland. Concurrent Positions: Partner, Haelo Design; Co-Director of DesignArts, YoungArts Foundation. Exhibitions: 2nd Istanbul Design Biennale; CHGO DSGN at the Chicago Cultural Center; Devening Projects & Editions; International Contemporary Furniture Fair, NY. Curatorial and Exhibition Design: Moholy: An Education of the Senses; Thick Design; Beyond Function: The Art of Furniture. Bibliography: Chicago Makes Modern; Global Scots; Domus; DesignBoom; Innovation; Azure. Grants: Istanbul Foundation for Culture and the Arts (IKSV); Graham Foundation; Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs.
What You Need to Take This Course
Please note: Taking part in a Kadenze course For-Credit or as a Premium Member, does not affirm that a student has been enrolled or accepted for enrollment by School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Taking part in this course For-Credit offers credit that is recognized by School of the Art Institute of Chicago, should the Kadenze student be accepted for enrollment in the future.
Students who are currently enrolled at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago are not eligible to receive credit for this course.
In order to receive college credit for these program courses, you must successfully complete and pass all 3 courses in this program. If a student signs up for the From Design Concept to Reality program, it is recommended that these courses are taken sequentially.
*Partial credit will not be awarded for completion of only one course.
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