Introduces intermediate beginning printmaking processes, techniques, and concepts while addressing historical and contemporary issues. Includes terminology of monoprints, relief and some intermediate intaglio processes. Includes critiques, discussions, and presentations to establish critical skills necessary to evaluate prints, explore artistic intent, examine aesthetic and structural solutions, and expand perceptual awareness. Promotes creative problem solving by employing a variety of strategies. This is the second course of a three-course sequence for first year printmaking.
Students will be able to:
- Find and develop creative ways to solve printmaking problems using a variety of strategies for intermediate begining monoprints, relief and intaglio
- Create personal hand-printed artwork, which demonstrates an intermediate beginners level of printmaking ideas, processes, materials, and techniques associated with monoprints, relief and basic intaglio processes.
- Ask meaningful questions, identify ideas and issues, and be able to actively participate in a critical dialogue about printmaking with others using intermediate beginning level vocabulary.
- Understand, interpret, and enjoy prints of the past and the present from different cultures to initiate a lifelong process of expanding knowledge on
the diversity of perspectives of the human experience.
- Develop a heightened awareness of the physical world, the nature of the relationship of human beings to it, and our impact on it via the experience of making prints.
- Employ self-critiquing skills to develop autonomous expression through printmaking while recognizing the standards and definitions already
established by both contemporary and historical works of art from different cultures.
Instructor permission also accepted.
This course fulfills the following GE requirements: Arts and Letters/AAOT, Arts and Letters/AS, Arts and Letters/AAS, Arts and Letters/AGS, Arts and Letters/ASOT-B.