Printmaking: Introduction to Relief

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Fall 2017
Credits per 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.

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, 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.

Scheduled for: Evening

Located in: Olympia

Advertised schedule:

Tu/Th 6-8p

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