Printmaking: Introduction to Relief

Fall 2017 quarter

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In this introductory course, students will learn the technique of traditional and non-traditional relief printmaking. Students will learn techniques for carving wood and linoleum, also plexi-glass printing. Students will explore proper tool care and handling, an understanding of different papers, and learn how to print using a hand operated printing press. In addition to making an edition and a suite of monotype prints; students will create a technical journal documenting their discoveries and 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.

Program Details

Fields of Study

visual arts

Preparatory For

Visual Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration


Fall Open

Location and Schedule

Final Schedule and Room Assignment

Campus Location


Time Offered


Advertised Schedule

Tu/Th 6-8p

Online Learning

Enhanced Online Learning

Special Expenses

Students are expected to purchase materials such as a sketchbook for lab notes, wood, linoleum, and fine art printmaking paper. 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.


2017-05-04Class level restrictions changed: This course is now So-Sr only. Please use the class level specific CRN.