This is a hands-on course that explores traditional and experimental approaches to printmaking. Topics are offered on a rotational basis and include: relief, screen-printing, monotype and photo-based processes. A range of artists from a variety of ethnic backgrounds working in the field will be introduced. The topic will change from one offering to the next, and a particular offering's topic will be stated in the university's schedule of classes. Note: This course may be taken three times for credit as long as the topic is different.
- Employ printmaking methods to a collection of hand-made prints.
- Implement printmaking techniques as a means of conveying ideas.
- Demonstrate critical awareness within one's own work and their peers' work.
- Describe theoretical concepts and vocabulary pertinent to printmaking.
- Examine a range of historical and contemporary artists from a variety of ethnic backgrounds using these printmaking methods in their own artistic practice.
- Practice good care of printmaking tools and equipment.
- Demonstrate awareness of the scope and variety of works in the arts and humanities.
- Understand those works as expressions of individual and human values within a historical and social context.
- Respond critically to works in the arts and humanities.
- Engage in the creative process or interpretive performance.
- Articulate an informed personal reaction to works in the arts and humanities.