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PRINTMAKING PROGRAM / COURSES

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ART 2400C PRINTMAKING I
INSTRUCTOR:  Tracy Midulla Reller
PREREQUISITE:  ART 1201C Design Foundations

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course provides an introduction to printmaking, including the basic techniques of lithography, etching and silk-screen.
 
COURSE OBJECTIVES:

The objective of this course is to provide students with the skills necessary to safely execute, present and evaluate selected examples of relief and intaglio prints, using a variety of materials, tools and techniques.  Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to identify, locate and use materials, tools and procedures for safe, efficient operation of the print shop and proper disposal of shop wastes, be able to locate, identify, safely adjust and operate presses and other equipment, be able to identify, select, execute and display a multi-color monotype/monoprint, be able to prepare plates, execute and print line engravings, and indentify characteristics of the same, be able to prepare plates, tech, and print a single color etching, be able to identify, select, prepare and properly execute a ground for tonal etching on zinc plate (aquatint, soft ground, lift ground), be able to create a matrix, ink and print edition of a collograph or embossment, or optional edition, be able to participage in scheduled critiques, to successfully take a written exam on terms and be aware of historical background of media as well as important printmakers.
 

 
ART 2401C PRINTMAKING II
INSTRUCTOR:  Tracy Midulla Reller
PREREQUISITE:  ART 2400C Printmaking I

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course covers advanced printmaking techniques, such as multiple printing, registration and chemical reversals, with an emphasis on creativity and the development of a personal style . 

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

The objective of this course is to provide students with the skills necessary to refine methods and techniques of printmaking, explore additional techniques while increasing skills in the basic techniques introduced in Printmaking I.  Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to discuss and understand contemporary critical issues, display knowledge of contemporary context through critique and class discussion, demonstrate skill with the medium and improved control of techniques previously introduced in assigned projects, draw on learned skills to produce a more complex and advanced project using advanced techniques, investigate techniques such as multiple printing, registration methods, transfers and varied editions.
 

 
ART 2402C PRINTMAKING III
INSTRUCTOR:  Tracy Midulla Reller
PREREQUISITE:  ART 2401C Printmaking II

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course emphasizes individual style in printmaking and the development of a personal portfolio. 

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

The objective of this course is to provide students with the skills necessary to select techniques and printing processes which will allow advanced projects, theory and practice of printmaking as an art form and a personal expressive too/research specific processes and techniques and printmakers which are relevant to their particular interest/produce a coherent grouping or suite of prints which are of exhibition quality/self-assign
projects which will expand personal development through the production of the body of work or portfolio of prints