Printmaking I is an introductory survey course that introduces the student to a wide variety of print media: relief, intaglio, embossing and monotype. Students will gain knowledge of the history, conception, production and presentation of achromatic prints. Group 2 course.
Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies
Students are encouraged to have good reading skills or seek help.
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Critical Thinking - Direct
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Demonstrate the fundamentals of design principles and elements inclusive of line, value, proportion, medium and composition.
- Will differentiate between good and poor quality printing.
- Apply a medium in a controlled manner with good craftsmanship.
- Create clean prints.
- Synthesize design principles in print composition.
- Synthesize design elements and principles to create innovative, original artwork.
- Transfer skills learned in Printmaking I to other mediums; both technical and traditional.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Use the content in this course to inform and help others and themselves.
- Critique works of are with peers and others.
- Resolve issues in their artwork through self-reflection and feedback from others.
Learning How to Learn:
- Learn the importance of improving skills to develop their talent.
- Correlate research and imagination to develop unique prints.