2017-2018 Catalog 
    
    Jun 18, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog
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ARTS 252 - Introduction to Printmaking

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This course introduces students to the methodologies and concepts of intaglio printmaking as a foundation for understanding the significance of print strategies within contemporary art. Students will learn how to prepare and manipulate metal plates, print multiple images from a matrix, and curate editions. Processes covered are monotype, drypoint, hard and soft ground etching, and aquatint. In addition, students learn about the properties of handmade and industrially produced paper. The course emphasizes conceptual implications of print, non-toxic techniques, and how to work in the environment of a print shop. Prerequisite: ARTS 250 . Materials fee. Not offered 2017-2018.



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