Principles of Printmaking

Art (ART)
Course outline



Principles of Printmaking will provide students with the fundamental understandings of a variety of image transfer processes. Students will investigate the nuances and techniques associated with relief printmaking through woodcut and monoprinting and the qualities of intaglio or etching processes. Production will be primarily in black and white. Students will experiment with the monoprinting techniques of chine colle', Xerox transfer and inked objects. Specific instruction in print registration and techniques of editions and print aesthetics will be explored. MNTC goal areas: (6)Humanities & Fine Arts, Area B. Prerequisites: ART 1050(Drawing 1) or consent of instructor. Credits: 3(Lecture 1/Lab 2)