Course Description

This semester concludes training of the student in basic craft-jewelry design and production techniques that are intended for the student to function effectively within the local Ugandan market environment. The program ends with, a course that will give the student proficiency in the use of organic materials, which are readily available in Uganda. The course will also explore and encourage the student to investigate demand foravailable in the local market environment and to learn to design and produce for it. This will be achieved through classroom exercises and project assignments that the student will do during the course of the semester.

Course objectives

  • During this semester the student will tune his skills and techniques in jewelry making, producing original and self initiated jewelry especially in sets for specific purposes, such as weddings, civic and private ceremonies, indigenous wedding ceremonies, business and work environments.
  • The student will be encouraged to work with other designers especially in textile and fashion design simulate and prepare for real life situations in the market place.
  • Special emphasis will be placed on projects, some of which will be set by the lecturer, but the student will be “encouraged to initiate his own, furthering his ability to creatively apply the skills and techniques learned so far.
  • This last course will channel the student’s creative energy and productivity towards refining artworks and preparing it for presentation in the final exhibition at the end of the semester.
  • The course will also seek to orient the student towards thinking, acting and productively functioning as a professional jewelry artist/designer who can survive as a small-scale industry producer or craftsperson.
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Advanced Jewelry Making IFA 3216 DOC PDF PS