JD 121 — Wax Carving

1 credit; 2 lab hours

Wax carving of designs suitable for jewelry, stressing illusion and perspective, needed for both brooches and rings. Emphasis is on preparing a design and model for production.

Jewelry Design - AAS Degree Program

http://catalog.fitnyc.edu/undergraduate/majors/twoyearassociatedegreeprograms/jewelrydesignmajorjewelrydesignoption/

School of Art and Design Applications accepted for fall only.    NYSED: 00831     HEGIS 5012       The major in Jewelry Design offers qualified students the opportunity to prepare for positions as designers, self-employed jewelers, or executives in the manufacturing of jewelry. Curriculum below is for the entering class of Fall 2019.    Semester 1 Credits MAJOR AREA JD 139 - Jewelry Design Ideations I 2.5 JD 142 - Gemology and Gem Identification 3 JD 174 - Studio Fabrications I 2.5 RELATED AREA Related Area: choice** 1.5 GENERAL EDUCATION EN 121 - English Composition 3 SC 111 - Introduction to the Physical Sciences 3 Semester 2 MAJOR AREA JD 161 - Changes, Trends Appraisals 2 JD 238 - Jewelry Design Ideations II 2.5 JD 272 - Studio Fabrication II 2.5 RELATED AREA Related Area: choice** 1.5 ART HISTORY choice - see Requirements* 3 GENERAL EDUCATION choice: see Requirements* 3 Semester 3 MAJOR AREA JD 271 - Alternative/Sustainable Materials 2.5 JD 273 - Studio Fabrication III 2.5 JD 240 - Jewelry Design Development 3 ELECTIVE(S) choice - General Elective(s)* 2 ART HISTORY choice - see Requirements* 3 GENERAL EDUCATION choice - see Requirements* 3 Semester 4 MAJOR AREA JD 239 - Design Capstone/Portfolio 2.5 JD 267 - Jewelry Seminar/Best Business Practices 2.5 JD 274 - Fabrication Capstone/Portfolio 2.5 RELATED AREA Related Area: choice** 1.5 GENERAL EDUCATION choice - see Requirements* 6 TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS GENERAL EDUCATION 18 ART HISTORY 6 ELECTIVE(S) 2 MAJOR AREA 30.5 RELATED AREA 4.5   Total Credits: 61