ART 140 - Printmaking
This three-part course will begin with an introduction to printmaking through the methods of collograph and monotype printing. Then linecuts and woodcuts will be developed, and there will be a concentration on the silkscreen process. The third part will be an historical survey of printmaking and its techniques. This will be accomplished through visits to local print collections.
Prerequisite: ART 105 Introduction to Two-Dimensional Design or ART 115 Beginning Drawing
6 Studio Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Produce works of art using methods of relief printing, intaglio printing, embossment, and monotype printing.
2. Understand additional methods not covered in class through exposure to the works of other printmakers.
3. Know how to properly mount finished work for display and portfolio presentation.
4. Use printmaking tools and equipment properly.
5. Work in a focusedand productive manner.
6. Understand the system of labeling and printing an edition of prints.
7. Have participated in a student art exhibition.
8. Have insight into the history of the medium, how and why it came into being.
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