Printmaking: Introduction to Relief
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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.
This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in:
Visual Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration
Credits per quarter
- Enhanced Online Learning - This offering requires access to web-based tools, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.
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.
Class Size: 20
Scheduled for: Evening
Located in: Olympia
|2017-05-04||Class level restrictions changed: This course is now So-Sr only. Please use the class level specific CRN.|