Catalog 2023-2024 
    
    Mar 03, 2024  
Catalog 2023-2024

ART 124 Introduction to Printmaking

5 credits


This course explores the fundamentals of repeatable print media, including relief, monotype, monoprint, intaglio (dry and wet techniques) and stencil printing. Students create repeatable matrix and edition prints.

This course meets the Humanities  general education distribution requirement.

Prerequisites: ABED 40  or AHSE 56  (or placement into MATH 87  or AHSE 66  or higher) and ABED 46  (or placement into ENGL 93  or higher)

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Transfer images to a matrix
  • Produce printing matrices for relief, intaglio, and stencil printing
  • Execute printed editions in a variety of printmaking media
  • Paint and print monotype prints
  • Properly operate an etching printing press
  • Print images using hand-printing methods

General Education Distribution Area Outcomes
Students who successfully complete courses in the Humanities distribution area will be able to:

  • Discuss and explain methods of creative expression, social interaction, and aesthetic considerations employed by individuals and societies
  • Employ methods of intellectual and creative inquiry central to the selected Humanities course of study, using the vocabulary, concepts, historical perspectives and materials common to the chosen area
  • Dependent on the Humanities area selected, interpret specific artifacts from art, film, history, language, literature, philosophy, religious thought, or narrative form and develop one’s own viewpoint or artifact using the techniques common to that area

Total Hours: 60 Theory (Lecture) Hours: 40 Guided Practice (Lab or Clinical) Hours: 20