2011-12 Catalog

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Offering Description

Marvelous Machines (Metal): Building Leonardo's Inventions

Summer 2012 quarter

Bob Woods sculpture
Fields of Study
visual arts

Artist, anatomist, architect, and engineer, Leonardo da Vinci is considered the embodiment of the Renaissance Man.  Though best known as a painter, the bulk of his work was devoted to imagining and engineering complex machines made of wood and metal.  Students in this course and the complimentary course Marvelous Machines (Wood):  Building Leonardo’s Inventions will engage in the study and construction of one or more of those marvelous machines.  In this course focusing on metal, students can expect to learn basic processes of metal fabrication.

Advertised Schedule
6-10p Tue/Thu (Jun. 26 - Jul. 26)
Online Learning
No Required Online Learning
Greener Store
Required Fees
$10 studio fee plus $80 for materials and supplies
Offered During