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Printmaking

Printmaking allows the students to express creativity through the techniques of silk screen, wood, cut intaglio (etching), and lithography.

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ARTD 43A

Creative techniques in fine art printmaking using relief and intaglio processes. Emphasis is on developing skills, vocabulary and analysis of its aesthetics, historical context, cultural traditions and craftsmanship through projects, discussion, and oral and written criticism. Field trips may be required.

ARTD 44A

Creative techniques in planographic printmaking using lithography. Emphasis is on skill development, vocabulary expansion, and critical analysis of aesthetics, historical context, and craftsman- ship through projects, discussion, and oral and written criticism. Field trips may be required.

ARTD 45A

Creative techniques in fine art screenprinting printmaking. Emphasis is on developing skills, vocabulary and critical understand- ing of the different stencil methods used in serigraphy. Screen- printing’s aesthetics, historical context and role in contemporary society are examined through projects, discussion of craftsman- ship and content by oral and written discussion and criticism. Field trips may be required.

ARTD 46A

Printmaking methods including carborundum prints and collography with the main focus on monotype and monoprint. Emphasis on developing skills in painterly approaches to printmaking, its vocabulary, and critical understanding of its aesthetics, historical context and craftsmanship through projects, discussion, and oral and written criticism. Field trips may be required.