Jewelry/ Sculpture Studio Expectations, dress code, clean up, storing projects syllabus Students in this class will need to buy a lock for their storage cabinet and will need to purchase pliers with cutters. Make sketchbooks
A wide variety of materials (metal, wood, textiles, clay, plaster, stone, and found/recycled objects) may be utilized in the fabrication of three- dimensional wearable and non-wearable ornamental objects. This course will employ additive, subtractive, and experimental construction processes. Emphasis will be placed on the study of sculptural art objects, both past and present. Standard 1: Apply media, processes, and techniques with sufficient skill in order to convey an idea. Standard 2: Use knowledge of the elements of art and the principles of design. Standard 3: Critically appraise a work of art including: subject, label information, analysis of the elements & principles, interpretation, and evaluation. Standard 4: Identify the function and explore the meaning of specific art objects within varied cultures, times, and places. Standard 5: Use appropriate terminology to assess and analyze the composition and content of their own work and the work of others Standard 6: Make connections between visual arts and other disciplines.
4 Pins Project Objective- Create 4 functioning pins that are unified by a theme. Students will learn shape vocabulary. Look at examples:
Look through magazines, sketch some ideas, come up with an idea/theme. When you have shown the teacher your sketches, draw out your shapes/layers How to use a jeweler's saw How to use a jeweler's saw Use a jeweler’s saw, scissors, or X-acto to cut out your shapes. Start wrapping shapes with tissue paper, newspaper, or magazines. Remember craftsmanship.
When you have shown the teacher your sketches, draw out your shapes/layers How to use a jeweler's saw How to use a jeweler's saw Use a jeweler’s saw, scissors, or X-acto to cut out your shapes. Start wrapping shapes with tissue paper, newspaper, or magazines.- Demo Remember craftsmanship.
Use a jeweler’s saw, scissors, or X-acto to cut out your shapes. Start wrapping shapes with tissue paper, newspaper, or magazines.- Remember craftsmanship. Wire demo Pins due Friday! We will have a critique. Everything must be out of lockers today. We are getting new lockers. Then you can put them back. Do you have your pliers today?
Students will continue to cut out and wrap shapes. Use wire as embellishment. When you have layers complete, use hot glue to glue the layers together. Due Friday at the beginning of class
Students will continue to cut out and wrap shapes. Use wire as embellishment. When you have layers complete, use hot glue to glue the layers together. Due Friday at the beginning of class
Students will mount their pins on mat board with hot glue. Get out your assignment sheet to grade. Class Critique Students will use the rubric to evaluate their project. Projects will be displayed in the display cases.
Sculpture terms and questions from The Visual Experience page 50 points Introduce the contour wire project
Did you do your homework? Contour and Blind Contour Powerpoint This was made by a middle school student. Contour drawings
Wire contour project Project Sheet and Rubric Do at least 2 contour drawings (2 different views) of the form you will be sculpting Demo on twisting wire
Create a sculpture using contour lines and stovepipe wire NO YES
Create a sculpture using contour lines and stovepipe wire SCAD coming tomorrow 5 th hour. Ask me for a pass if you want to go.
Wire sculpture projects due today! Use wire cutters to snip off all of the wires sticking out. Turn in your grading rubric when you’re done. If you finish early, assist me with cutting metal or cutting paper. KC Crossroads First Friday tonight!
New Project: Copper Pendant The student will learn how to saw sheet metal copper for the outside and to pierce for the inside shape. The student will use a jeweler’s saw, flex shaft, bench pins
Go over the handouts and cut and glue the instructions to your sketchbook Practice cutting an exterior shape with the jeweler’s saw.
Make sure your wire sculpture is done and graded. Demo: Using the flex shaft to pierce metal. Then how to put the saw blade inside the pierced shape to saw an interior shape. Practice sawing and piercing on aluminum Then file the edges
Gustavo and Kristina make an artist’s statement How to wrap text around shapes How to wrap text around shapes Go to Mrs. Heaton’s room to use Adobe Illustrator to create at least 4 designs using one or more initials from your name, your name and/or a shape or symbol. 1 ½ inches by 1 ½ inches
Size of your copper: 1 ½ inches by 1 ½ inches Use rubber cement to glue your design onto your copper, then start sawing your outside shape. Pass back pins and glue pin backs on if you want. Visitor: KANSAS CITY ART INSTITUTE Date: 9/19/2012 Day: Wednesday Time: 10:55am in Mrs. Terryberry’s room
Annealing - a heat treatment wherein a material is altered, causing changes in its properties such as hardness and ductility. It is a process that produces conditions by heating to above the critical temperature, maintaining a suitable temperature, and then cooling. Annealing is used to induce ductility, soften material, relieve internal stresses, refine the structure by making it homogeneous, and improve cold working properties. Demo-texture and stamping
After filing, you need to finish it using emery paper (not sand paper) You must put your project and the emery paper in water and use small circles to finish it and smooth. Work from coarse grit (280) to fine grit (400). Wrap the emery paper around your fingers. For a super shiny finish, after using emery paper, use the buffer and rouge.
The process of oxidation is a very natural one, and can be observed in any copper material which has been exposed to excessive amounts of water and other moisture. Pennies which have been left in water slowly start to turn the same shade of green which is observed in the Statue of Liberty. The technical term for the shade of green of the statue is called verdigris. This is the term that is used when any copper which has been exposed to the elements begins to oxidize and forms the green coating which is so very familiar on Lady Liberty.
For a patina, you may heat with the torch or add chemical patina. To remove heat marks or chemical, use the pickel. Project due at the end of class Tuesday. Rio Grande Patina video Rio Grande Patina video
Demo: Printing screen or lace texture 1. You will need to anneal the metal you are printing on- clean it and sand it if needed. 2. Adhere the "texture" to the with rubber cement, let it dry. 3. Sandwich this between two harder pieces of metal. Set the machine so you can hardly push this sandwich through between the rollers. 4. Roll the sandwich through. Pendant Project Due Today! Have you:? Pierced a hole for the necklace Finished the edges with emery paper? Buffed or patinized it?
Pin backings attached Clear Coat for patinas Attach jump rings and chain. Class Critique Turn in your paper to get it graded Display case
There are 2 ways to patina: heat or chemical With either process, you need to protect it with clear acrylic top coat.
Assemblage project made from meaningful found objects: Inspired by Steve Mayse, KCAI View powerpoint
Go over the worksheet Safety in Metalsmithing View items that students brought in for assemblage Demo: Using the band saw Watch video: The Complete Metalsmith Think about ways you will use these techniques in your assemblage.
shrine n. A container or receptacle for sacred (dedicated to some person, purpose or object) relics; a reliquary. assemblage n. A sculptural technique of organizing or composing into a unified whole a group of unrelated and often fragmentary or discarded objects
Cold Joining Techniques: Hot Joining Techniques: Rubber cement Soldering NailsHot Glue glue T-pins Wire Screws Tacks Tape Rivets Staple gun My Pinterest page on personal assemblages My Pinterest page on personal assemblages
Students will use hot and cold assemblage techniques to build a personal shrine. Students will altar the found objects to create a new sculpture. Students will write an artists’ statement for display. Proofread, then type.
Coat, ca Ojibwa Native leather, rawhide, pigment, porcupine quills, glass beads and deer hair 4 feet 7/8 inches x 27 5/8 inches ( x cm) Gift of Ned Jalbert in honor of the 75th anniversary of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and funds from the exchange of William Rockhill Nelson Trust properties Title Your Name Media used to make it Artists’ Statement
College Readiness Presentation, Thursday, October 25 during seminar, in the library. Presentation by two KU librarians emphasizes the research expectations of college faculty and staff (not just KU). It should offer great information for those attending. We will have seating limitations of 100. Students may begin signing up now. Class Critique with Artists’ Statement Questions: For how many of you was the art more about choosing the objects and the objects themselves more important than the finished piece? How many of you just wanted to make something ‘pretty’? Did creating this object change you in any way? conceptual art- n. started in the mid 1950’s, art in which the idea behind a particular work, and the means of producing it, are more important than the finished work Then, display work with the artists’ statement
From the mid-1960s through the mid-1970s Conceptual artists produced works and writings that completely rejected standard ideas of art. Their chief claim - that the articulation of an artistic idea suffices as a work of art - implied that concerns such as aesthetics, expression, skill and marketability were all irrelevant standards by which art was usually judged. So drastically simplified, it might seem to many people that what passes for Conceptual art is not in fact "art" at all, much as Jackson Pollock's "drip" paintings, or Andy Warhol's Brillo Boxes (1964), seemed to contradict what previously had passed for art. Andy Warhol (American, Pittsburgh 1928? New York) Brillo Boxes, 1970 (enlarged refabrication of 1964 project) Commercial silkscreen inks on industrially fabricated plywood box Each: 20 x 20 x 17 in. (50.8 x 50.8 x 43.2 cm)
Students will go through terminology and take notes. Then watch the Complete Metalsmith and complete the worksheet. Objective: Students will learn basic jewelry making techniques; joining, cutting, forming and surface techniques. Test over this information.
Annealing - a heat treatment wherein a material is altered, causing changes in its properties such as hardness and ductility. It is a process that produces conditions by heating to above the critical temperature, maintaining a suitable temperature, and then cooling. Annealing is used to induce ductility, soften material, relieve internal stresses, refine the structure by making it homogeneous, and improve cold working properties. Soldering - a process in which two or more metal items are joined together by melting and flowing a filler metal (solder) into the joint, the filler metal having a lower melting point than the work piece.solder Annealing and soldering safety is posted
pumice annealing pan copper tongs Flux pickle The purpose of flux is to facilitate the soldering process. The obstacle to a successful solder joint is an impurity at the site of the union, e.g. dirt, oils or oxidation. The impurities can be removed by mechanical cleaning or by chemical means, but the elevated temperatures required to melt the filler metal (the solder) encourages the work piece (and the solder) to re-oxidize.flux oxidation
Jewelry/enameling kiln- fires in minutes to 2000°
Flexible Shaft - this flexible shaft machine is perfect for cleaning, polishing, sanding, drilling and much more. Fully interchangeable unit. Variable speeds up to 22,000RPM.
There is easy, medium and hard solder. They differ in the melting temperature. We use hard solder. Put flux on both pieces first, then place the solder on with the brush.
The third hand is used for holding rings or things that might need to stand up while soldering. Use the tweezers for adjusting metal while soldering and picking up hot metal and putting it in the water for quenching.(quench - cool (hot metal) by plunging into cold water.)
Continue Video: The Complete Metalsmith-70 minutes Turn in worksheet View Pinterest page soldered-jewelrysoldered-jewelry Do 5 sketches
New Project: Wearable jewelry See Terryberry’s web page See my Pinterest page soldering a band ring soldering a band ring Introduce the tumbler Geometry and Jewelry Geometry and Jewelry Notes: Hammer or print texture first, then cut out shape. Do not leave any sharp edges.
Drill Press Safety Guide Band Saw Safety Guide Annealing Safety Guide Video on Metal Stamping Video on Metal Stamping
Pass back video worksheet, some missing Some artist’s statements missing Remember: After filing, you need to finish it using emery paper (not sand paper) You must put your project and the emery paper in water and use small circles to finish it and smooth. Work from coarse grit (280) to fine grit (400). Wrap the emery paper around your fingers. For a super shiny finish, after using emery paper, use the buffer and rouge. Soldered wearable jewelry due Friday! Test next week.
Remember: After filing, you need to finish it using emery paper (not sand paper), then polishing paper (yellow) For a super shiny finish, after using emery paper, use the buffer and rouge. Then short critique Then display cases Soldered wearable jewelry due Today! Test this week.
Pass back assemblages Critique Display case Study guide Test tomorrow! Watch the presidential race
Test today-4o points Study, then take the test at 11:15
A sculpture artist who was presented with some challenges, then incorporates engineering into her art. taking-imagination-seriouslyhttp://ed.ted.com/lessons/janet-echelman- taking-imagination-seriously Paper plate project 1 day to complete Students must use everything on the plate You may use any tools, but no extra supplies Will be judged on creativity, problem solving, balance and composition
cloisonné (Concise Encyclopedia) Enameling technique. Delicate strips of gold, brass, silver, copper, or other metal wire are welded to a metal plate in the shape of a design, and the resulting cellular spaces are filled with vitreous enamel paste that is fired, ground smooth, and polished. The earliest surviving examples are six 13th-century BC Mycenaean rings. The technique reached its peak in the West during the Byzantine Empire. Chinese cloisonné was widely produced during the Ming and Qing dynasties; in Japan it was popular in the Edo and Meiji periods. See also enamelwork.enamelwork
How to make a cloisenne pendant How to make a cloisenne pendant Enamel Pendant Enamel Pendant Enamellist Gallery Enamellist Gallery Requirements: All bezel lines must be curved so that they stand on their own. Design it like a coloring book; i.e. shapes that can be filled in, no open shapes. Must be at least the size of a quarter Now, go through the packet and cut out the steps that the student will do and glue to sketchbook
Tip of a Pointer, late 11th–first half of 12th century Byzantine (Constantinople) Cloisonné enamel, gold H. 1 in. (2.5 cm) Purchase, Louis V. Bell Fund and Henry G. Keasbey Bequest, 1997 ( ) On view: Gallery 303 Last Updated October 24, 2012 Pointers were used to assist speakers during the public reading of a manuscript. This delicately wrought and finely detailed tip of a pointer—or, less likely, a scepter—is an outstanding example of cloisonné enameling. Intimate in scale, it is entirely covered in elaborate foliate and geometric designs predominantly worked in white, red, and translucent blue enamels. Ladderlike strips of cloisons in translucent green enamel separate the decorative patterns on the sides and hide the angles of the hexagonal form. The top is a flat dome; the base is finished with alternating lobes and semicircles. The enameled patterns are similar to designs found in Byzantine manuscript illuminations of the period. The refined decoration and outstanding craftsmanship seen on this tiny masterpiece suggest that it is one of a small group of works associated with the imperial capital of Constantinople and possibly made for the royal court.
Early release: 5 th hour 10:25-11:20 6 th hour 11:55-12:30 7 th hour 12:35-1:10 Sketches for cloisenne due today!
Pass out grades and progress reports Saw out your shape with a jewelers saw. Then file the edges
1. draw a design 2. cut out design on paper 3. rubber cement design to 16 gauge copper sheet metal 4. use jewelers saw to cut the shape or the blue shearers 5. use a file to file the edges 6. drill a hole if it will be a pendant, earrings, or ornament 7. get some precut bezel 8. harden the bezel with a burnisher or a marker 9. bend the bezel to fit the shapes on your design –make sure that the ends of the bezel meet with no overlaps or gaps 10. put the cut and shaped pieces of bezel aside and return unused bezel 11. remove the paper design from the front 12. paint the front of your copper with Scalex Thompson Enamel, then blow dry on a cool setting 13. flip over, then on the back, tap and dust counter enamel (hash) 14. place it on a screen to go into the kiln. Teacher will put it in the degree kiln for approx. 1-2 minutes until it’s glossy and smooth 15. let cool 16. flip to the front side and pop off the Scalex 17. at the counter near the kiln, on the tripod, arrange the bezel on your copper 18. dust the silver flux over a clean sheet of paper, 1/3 of the way up to the top of the bezel 19. teacher will put it back in the kiln until it’s glossy and smooth 20. take your design and make a key with the numbers and colors and where they go on your cloisenne Cloisenne Projects due Today!
21. Mix your first color with distilled water and swirl. 22. Let the glass settle to the bottom for a few minutes, then dump out only the water onto a paper towel leaving a wet glass dust mixture. 23. Using a small wire metal spoon, scoop the first color into the desired bezel shape so it is a smooth coverage. Then wick away the extra water with the corner of a paper towel. 24. wash the spoon with water before dipping into another color 25. repeat with the other shapes and colors 26. fire it in the kiln at about 1500 degrees 27. repeat this process with more glass and more firings 3 or 4 times until you cannot feel the bezel when you run your hand across the top. 28. use a yellow block sander under running water to sand the top of the cloisenne until it is all frosty. Cut off any extra bezel off the sides with scissors. 29. then refire to make it glossy again. Due Today!-someone ask me about t-shirts
Focus Activity- label the primary and secondary colors First, draw the Batik design using washable glue. While the glue is drying, finish your cloisenne. Batik Project Instructions Batik Project Instructions You tube video of easy batik technique You tube video of easy batik technique
Friday: Bring in things that you can push down to make texture- Buttons, rings, legos, small stamp, miniature Buddha statues, thimbles, monopoly pieces
Cuttlebone casting- Cuttle fish Cuttle fish Sprue= In casting, a sprue is the passage through which a molten material is introduced into a mold. Imprinting, Impressing =To mark or stamp with or as if with pressure: impressed a design on the cuttlebone. To apply with pressure; press. Casting=Casting is a manufacturing process by which a liquid material is usually poured into a mold, which contains a hollow cavity of the desired shape, and then allowed to solidify.
Instructions for the day: Finish making your impressions in the cuttlebone. Sand the main part flat one more time Tape it to a good piece of wood very tightly. Bring it to teacher to caste. When it cools, take it out carefully so that you don’t damage the mold. Saw off the sprue with a jeweler’s saw. File the edges smooth. Use a burnisher for the top.
First, get out your rubric and self-grade your cuttlebone project, then turn in to me. Last project: Stitched Portraits Project: from Emily Patterson, SMN-see powerpoint
Study Guide for Final Continue Stitched Portraits Back Stitch (outline) 8g&NR=1&feature=endscreen Satin Stitch (Fill) g
Complete Study Guide and work on Stitched Portraits- 100 points Review the Back Stitch and Satin Stitch -French KnotFrench Knot Chain Stitch Chain Stitch