ART 235 Printmaking II Lithography & Adv Intaglio Technq • 5 Cr.
Printmaking II is a continuation and advancement in learning the skills and techniques of fine art printmaking. Students create works of art that depend on a technical understanding of various printmaking methods. Students further skills in visual communication, drawing, design and color. Requires additional lab time outside of class. Prerequisite: ART 230. Recommended: ART 110, ART 120, or ART 111.
Description starting Summer 2020
This course introduces students to the process of lithgography and builds upon previously taught areas of intaglio techniques. Students will explore a variety of Lithographic techniques including photographic lithography, ball ground plate lithography, and stone lithography. Additional intaglio techniques taught include multiple -plate etching, softground etching, spit bite etching, and engraving. Requires additional lab time outside of class. Prerequisite: ART 230. Recommended: ART 110, ART 120, ART 111, ART 230, ART 196.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Properly prepare and use inks and papers for printing lithographic and intaglio printing
- Use printing presses, rollers, and chemicals safely and effectively
- Understand and utilize a variety of lithograhic processes including but not limited to; photo based, ball ground, and lithographic stone printing
- Understand and utilize a variety of advanced intaglio processes including but not limited to; softground, multiple-plate printing, spit bite, and engraving
- Use proper curating practices including; paper handling, storing, tearing, and cutting of paper to create industry-standard impressions
- Engage in group critique and self-reflection through both oral and written formats
- Develop a body of work to display that meets industry standards of development and production
- Contextualize the work they make within the history of printmaking
- Spring 2020 (current quarter)