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Printmaking (ARTS 1132)

Credits: 3
Lecture Credits: 1.00
Lab Credits: 2.00

Description: This course will focus on three primary ways of making prints: monoprinting, relief printing and intaglio. While making prints with these methods in both traditional and experimental ways, you will arrive at a style that is uniquely your own. You will also learn about the history of printmaking to understand the uniqueness of prints in the context of other media.

Topical Outline:

1. The history of printmaking, western and international
2. Print equipment and tools, focusing on good technique, maintenance  and safe use
3. Monoprinting, traditional and non-traditional
4. Relief printing, such as linoleum, wood, collage or reduction methods


Learning Outcomes:
1. Recognize and characterize various print methods
2. Demonstrate safe use of print materials, tools and equipment
3. Create work that begins to demonstrate a personal style and proper technique
4. Demonstrate an understanding of the critique process when evaluating their work and the work of other artists
5. Demonstrate an emerging knowledge of the historic context of printmaking
 

MnTC: Goal 6