Course Abstract Details

ART-210, Elements of Printmaking: Relief Process

Credits: 3

Course Description

ART-210, Introduction to traditional and experimental techniques and processes related to multiple images: woodcuts, linocuts and other relief printing media. Monochromatic as well as polychromatic processes will be explored along with historical elements. Students will supply their own materials. Prerequisites: READ-A-D; ART 120 and either ART 105 or permission of instructor. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Three credits. Three billable hours.

Course Objectives and Grading Information

Course Objectives:   Upon completion of Art 210, with an average of "C" or better, the student will have met the following objectives:   

1. Demonstrate basic understanding of printmaking methods through rendering projects. 

2. Demonstrate understanding of 2 dimensional design elements and principles through projects and oral and written communication. 

3. Learn and practice the technical application of a variety of printmaking tools and Materials. 

4. Develop a relationship between composition and content in original works. 

5. Develop perceptual skills through analyzing and identifying visual components. 

6. Engage in reflective analysis of ones own work and respond to the work of others in critique. 

7. Demonstrate excellence in presentation: matting, mounting, and display of projects by maintaining a portfolio. 

8. Maintain a high level of craft.  

Learning Goals

The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study:

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