Printmaking: Letterpress

Fall
Fall 2019
Olympia
Olympia
Evening
Evening
Sophomore-Senior
Sophomore–Senior
Class Size: 20
4
Credits per quarter

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Taught by

Emily Adams
printmaking

In this hands-on studio class, students will learn basic letterpress techniques and printing press operation. As an introduction to the process, students will learn about different design strategies through the understanding of typefaces, typesetting, printmaking papers, inks, and presses. Students will learn how to carve their own custom print block in linoleum. Students will work both independently and collaboratively to produce proofs and print editions. Students will research contemporary artists working in the field of fine art and design. Students will present and participate in regular group critique to expand their critical observational skills and visual literacy.

This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in:

Fine Art, Graphic Design

4

Credits per quarter

Fields of study: 
Prerequisites:

No Prerequisites

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 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.

Sophomore-Senior
Class Standing: Sophomore–Senior
Class Size: 20
Evening

Scheduled for: Evening

Final schedule and room assignments:

First meeting:

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 6:00 pm
LAB 2 2225 - Intaglio

Located in: Olympia