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Printmaking

ART 280

Printmaking

ART 280

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: ART 112 and ART 115 both with a grade of "C" or better.

Explores various traditional and contemporary printmaking methods and techniques to produce prints. Employs concurrent technologies such as block printing press and digital imaging methods. (0-90)

Outcomes and Objectives

Identify various printmaking methods.

Objectives:

  • Classify specific printmaking methods such as block printing, intaglio printing, lithography, screen printing, digital printing, etc.

Use relevant tools and techniques in construction of print matrices.

Objectives:

  • Employ relevant block cutting tools on wood or linoleum to cut a block matrix
  • Use associated metal plates and/or chemistry to incise or etch an inaglio plate
  • Use associated lithographic crayon/s, touche/s and gum/s to etch the lithographic matrix

Employ various print equipment to create printed images.

Objectives:

  • Employ printing press to pull prints
  • Employ concurrent technologies to produce prints

Explore various papers to create prints.

Objectives:

  • Use rice paper, rag paper, handmade paper, digital paper, and other print papers to create printed images