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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Jan 22, 2018
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 324 Printmaking for Designers

5 credits
This course explores relief, monotype, monoprint, intaglio (dry and wet techniques), and stencil printmaking. Additional media are introduced for historical background. Students research the historical evolution of print graphic arts and forge connections between traditional print media and modern commercial print design.

Prerequisites: Admission to the BTAD program or instructor permission.

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Transfer images to a matrix
  • Execute highly consistent printed editions in a variety of printmaking media
  • Paint and print monotype prints
  • Use the elements and principles of design to produce relief, intaglio, and stencil prints
  • Properly operate an etching printing press
  • Translate a student-designed font into relief printmaking
  • Print images using hand-printing methods
  • Describe historical connections between contemporary print/web technology and traditional printmaking technologies