Printmaking: Introduction to Serigraphy

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Spring 2018 quarter

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In this introductory course, students will gain hands-on experience and technical skills by creating a body of print editions. Students will be exposed to the history of serigraphy (screen-printing) as well as current contemporary art applications through presentations, lectures, and discussion. Assignments will focus on technical aspects of the process. In addition to the print work, the student 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.

Program Details

Fields of Study

visual arts

Preparatory For

Visual Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration


Spring Open

Location and Schedule

Campus Location


Time Offered


Advertised Schedule

Tu/Thu 6-8pm

Online Learning

Enhanced Online Learning

Special Expenses

Students are expected to purchase materials such as printing paper, masking paper, acetate, and other specific drafting tools. Depending on the individual scale and scope of each assignment, students should expect to spend between $70.00-$100.00. These items are available in the printmaking supply store located in the classroom.