Oct 04, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART 1160 - Printmaking I

Credits: 3

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
  • Apron
  • 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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