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In this hands-on studio class, students will learn basic letterpress techniques. As an introduction to the medium, students will learn about different fonts, type setting, different papers, and press operation. This is a studio based class in which students will work both independently and together. In addition to printing, students will create a technical journal documenting their discoveries and also 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 and fine art printmaking paper. Depending on the individual scale and scope of each assignment, students should expect to spend between $30.00-$50.00. These items are available in the Greener Bookstore and the Printmaking Supply Store located in the classroom.
Class Size: 20
Scheduled for: Evening
Mon/Wed 6-8 pm
Located in: Olympia