AR144. Printmaking II. 3 credit hours. Prerequisite:
Printmaking I AR 143; an advanced study in printmaking.
Supplemental Reading: Printmaking Today, Jules
Heller, 30 Years of American Printmaking, The Art of the Print,
Fritz Eichenberg, and Printmaking History and Process, by Saff
To introduce and to apply lithographic techniques
To know linocut skills and to apply this technique
To print works using paleographic and relief surfaces.
To provide printmaking knowledge that demonstrates
more sophisticated form and a higher emphasis on craftsmanship.
TOPIC OUTLINE OF UNITS:
Printmaking knowledge and techniques from historical
methods to contemporary uses.
Techniques of Advanced Printmaking
Drawing, etching, and printing on stone.
Soft ground and hard ground applications in advanced
Continued studies in etching, engraving, aquatint,
and mezzotint techniques.
Students will present a portfolio of works that
demonstrate the students' knowledge of printmaking used with appropriate
Students will present and defend prints that demonstrate
more sophisticated forms and greater craftsmanship.
METHODS OF INSTRUCTION:
Short instructional demonstrations.
View original student work and slides of student
and master works.
Various printmaking problems.
Group and instructor critiques.
Telecourses: Independent study of audio/video materials
augmented by text and study guide; collaboration and participation with
class members and faculty via available means. Faculty role is facilitator
of learning experiences.
METHODS OF EVALUATION:
ALL specific printmaking problems will be presented
at the end of the semester.
Printmaking will be evaluated in terms of power
of expression, craftsmanship, and fulfillment of assignment.
Gallery shows and specific library readings will
require written assignments.
Class participation will be included.
Students with impaired sensory, manual or speaking
skills are encouraged and have the responsibility to contact their instructor,
in a timely fashion, regarding reasonable accommodation needs.