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Printmaking

Printmaking is a great way to learn about the history and language of original prints as a unique art form and as a basis for further artistic exploration in all forms of the graphic arts.

Courses

Introduction to Printmaking ARTS 1030

Introduction to Printmaking ARTS 1030Intro to Printmaking is a survey of basic printmaking techniques and materials to create original prints. For centuries artists working in many different media and styles have worked in printmaking as a means to discover new ways to visualize their work.

This course provides the opportunity for students to explore a range of printmaking processes including Relief, Monotype, Intaglio using dry point and mezzotint, and Polymer Plate Lithography. Students will also have a chance to try new materials such as photo-sensitive etching plates that approximate the same effects created in etching and aquatint.

Studio: 6 hours

Prerequisites

  • None

Works

Printmaking II ARTS 2360

Printmaking II ARTS 2360In Printmaking II Students create more advanced and individualized projects in a variety of print processes including Relief, Intaglio, Monotype, Plate Lithography, and Photo-sensitive platemaking to obtain linear or tonal techniques. Through the development and completion of individual projects s Printmaking II enables students to create artwork beyond the scope of introductory level work and build a portfolio of printed works.

Studio: 6 hours

Prerequisites

  • ARTS 1030

Works

Current Exhibitions

Knight Gallery

INSPIRATION/PROCESS

  • November 7 to December 4
  • Reception: 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20

Flanagan Gallery

AGONZAs

  • Oct. 28- Nov. 22
  • Artist Demonstration Thursday Nov 21- 10 am to 4 pm, Reception 6-8 pm

Areas of Study