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Printmaking


Printmaking allows students to express creativity through the techniques of relief printing, intaglio, book arts, letterpress, screen printing, photo etching, lithography and monotype.



                      Student scribing stencil for silk screening     Student printing silk screened artwork


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.

                      Printmaking Sample, Santa Monica          Printmaking Sample, Color          Printmaking sample, medicine head          Printmaking sample, face

Students at printmaking table.

          Student thinking in printmaking Students silk printing. Student etching design.

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.

Printmaking Class Photo

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.

 Printmaking sample with yellow background.

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. This course satisfies General Education requirements.

                                          ARTD 46A Promotional Poster                    Monotype Example for 46 A



ARTD 47A

Contemporary printmaking approaches using a variety of light-sensitive polymer plates, carborundum plates, and other alternatives to classic printmaking processes. Images are prepared by digital and manual means and combine new processes with traditional methods. Emphasis is on teaching graphic art concepts to develop visual statements and commentary, vocabulary, technical skills, and analysis of printmaking aesthetics, historical context, cultural traditions and craftsmanship through projects, discussion, and oral and written criticism. Field trips may be required. This course satisfies General Education requirements.

                                                 New Poster for ART D 47 A       Photoetching 47 A Sample

 

 

ARTD 48A

Personal vision and concepts applied to the book form as contemporary art, the history and aesthetics of the development of letterforms, creation of illustrative imagery, and Gutenberg letterpress printing. Emphasis is on the integration of word and picture in a historic and contemporary context to create visual statements and social commentary through group projects involving analysis of artist book aesthetics, historical context, cultural traditions, vocabulary, technique, discussion, and oral and written criticism. Field trips may be required.

  Bookmaking bindings   Sample books.   Sample books overlaping.

Overlooking student working on book.   Student with printing blocks.