ARTD 48A Letterpress Book Arts
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 36 Lab: 71
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.