Aug 13, 2022  

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ART 280 - Printmaking

Credits: 3
Explores various traditional and contemporary printmaking methods and techniques to produce prints. Employs concurrent technologies such as block printing press and digital imaging methods.

Prerequisite(s): ART 112  and ART 115  both with a grade of “C” or better.
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 90
Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Identify various printmaking methods.
    1. Classify specific printmaking methods such as block printing, intaglio printing, lithography, screen printing, digital printing, etc.
  2. Use relevant tools and techniques in construction of print matrices.
    1. Employ relevant block cutting tools on wood or linoleum to cut a block matrix
    2. Use associated metal plates and/or chemistry to incise or etch an inaglio plate
    3. Use associated lithographic crayon/s, touche/s and gum/s to etch the lithographic matrix
  3. Employ various print equipment to create printed images.
    1. Employ printing press to pull prints
    2. Employ concurrent technologies to produce prints
  4. Explore various papers to create prints.
    1. Use rice paper, rag paper, handmade paper, digital paper, and other print papers to create printed images

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