COURSES

This course will survey the fundamentals of blacksmithing and metal fabrication techniques as applied to sculpture. Students will learn to forge and manipulate hot metal – bending, cutting, punching, drawing down (taper), twisting and upsetting (shortening). Students will also learn MIG and TIG welding techniques including several types of joinery for both sheet material and bar stock. Metal finishing and simple patinas will also be introduced.

Safety and proper shop etiquette will be observed.

 

This course is a closer look at the fundamentals of blacksmithing and metal fabrication techniques as applied to sculpture. Students will learn to forge and manipulate hot metal – bending, cutting, punching, drawing down (taper), twisting and upsetting (shortening). Students will also learn MIG and TIG welding techniques including several types of joinery for both sheet material and bar stock. Metal finishing and simple patinas will also be introduced. This will be a project based class beginning with simple hooks and progressing to student-designed and executed sculpture.

Safety and proper shop etiquette will be observed.

 

Please feel free to contact us for more information on our classes and rates.

 

Contact Information:

Joshua Goss –
Sculpture and Metal Design
519 7th Street
Greeley, CO 80631

Cell: (207) 319-5421
info@joshuagoss.com

 



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