Apr 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

ART 231 Printmaking I

Lecture: 0 Lab: 6 Clinic: 0 Credits: 3
This course introduces printmaking: its history, development techniques, and processes. Emphasis is placed on basic applications with investigation into image source and development. Upon completion, students should be able to produce printed images utilizing a variety of methods.

This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

Course is typically offered in Fall.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
At completion of the course, the student should be able to do the following:

  1. Utilize the theory and practice of printmaking through the creation of prints.
  2. Analyze historical development and contemporary practice of printmaking as an art form.
  3. Demonstrate the processes of relief, reduction relief, intaglio, monotypes, collagraphs, and hybrid prints. 
  4. Use tools, equipment, and chemicals in a relevant and safe manner.
  5. Create a cohesive series of prints that represent various printmaking techniques. 
  6. Evaluate prints through critique.
  7. Demonstrate the development of concepts and printmaking techniques by maintaining a comprehensive sketchbook.