Mar 07, 2021
ART 1160 - Printmaking I
In this introductory-level course, students develop knowledge and skills of traditional and contemporary printmaking techniques in the relief, intaglio, and monotype processes. Through a series of projects, students will employ research, problem-solving, medium experimentation, technical skills, and criticism. Student conceptual development will expand through lectures, readings, and discussions, with a focus on how printmaking relates to contemporary concepts and individual art practice.
Prerequisites: FD 1020 - 2D Design: Elements + Principles
Course Learning Outcomes:
- Compose designs that examine and apply the elements and principles of design
- Create visual designs that adapt to the relief, intaglio, monotype, and screen printing printmaking processes.
- Apply color theory to create depth, dimension, and volume to a 2D space.
- Interpret contemporary art issues through research, ideation, problem-solving, and creativity.
ART 1160 Course Learning Outcome Rubric
Required Course Materials:
- 5 x 7” Linoleum Block
- 1 set Speedball Linocut blades
- 2 sheet Mulberry paper, 25” x 37”
- Bleached BLK-TN-2750 or Unbleached BLK-TN-2751 3 sheets Rives BFK
- 2B pencil
- Old t-shirts for rags
- Pair of Latex dish washing gloves or a box of latex or nitrile gloves
- Skectch Book
- X-Acto knife/ #11 blades or Olfa Silver knife
- Ultrafine point Sharpie marker
- Masking or artist’s tape
- Opaque mark making implements such as: Opaque acrylic markers such as Montana markers, black acrylic, black gouache, Stabilo-All pencils, Faber-Castell PITT pens, china markers, litho crayons
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