Printmaking: Introduction to Intaglio

Winter 2018
Credits per quarter

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Taught by

Emily Adams

In this introductory course, students will gain hands-on experience and technical skills by creating a body of print editions, learning to etch copper plates using hard-ground and aquatint processes. Students will gain an understanding of the history of intaglio through lectures and discussion. Assignments will focus on technical aspects of the process. In addition to the print work, students will be responsible for completing readings, a midterm paper, concept drawings and lab notes. Students will present and participate in a group critique to expand their critical observational skills.

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 purchase materials such as a sketchbook for lab notes, printing paper, and copper. Depending on the individual scale and scope of each assignment, students should expect to spend between $50.00-$80.00. These items are available in the Greener Bookstore and the Printmaking Supply Store located in the classroom.

Scheduled for: Evening

Located in: Olympia

Advertised schedule:

Tu/Th 6-8p