Printmaking: Block Printing

Summer 2017 (Second Session)
Olympia
Olympia
Day
Freshman–Senior
4
Credits per quarter

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In this summer intensive course, students will learn the technique of traditional fine art relief printmaking. Together, we will design create block prints using traditional relief materials, wood and linoleum. In this studio course, students will have an opportunity to operate a Takach printing press. Students will gain a good understanding of proper ink mixing and also explore alternative inking techniques. In addition to making prints, students will create a technical journal documenting their discoveries and also develop a written artist statement. At the end of the session, students will present and participate in a group critique to investigate and support their accomplishments.

Fields of study: 

This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in: Visual Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration

Online learning:
  • Enhanced Online Learning - This offering requires access to web-based tools, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.
Special expenses:

Students are expected to pay for art materials. These supplies can be purchased in the printmaking studio on campus. Based on assignments students should plan to spend between $50-$80.

Scheduled for: Day

Located in: Olympia

Advertised schedule:

Sat/Sun 9a-4:30pm: Aug 5/6, 12/13, 19/20