ART 230* - Beginning Printmaking
The purpose of a printmaking course is to present students with an opportunity to further their knowledge of drawing, painting and design beyond what is offered in our beginning classes. The experience of a different media such as printmaking is desirable as it expands students’ concepts of how to compose and activate a two dimensional art format as well as understanding graphic technique.
Recommended: ART 120 .
See formal components of a subject and translate them accurately, with correct scale, proportion and contour. Translate visual images with value only. Observe and translate light and shadow on a subject using a wide range of values and color combinations. Plan and determine compositional variables in a printmaking. Create the illusion of advanced space in a print through the use of atmospheric perspective. Observe and translate space the use of value and line. Analyze and verbally articulate printmaking objectives in a formal critique/review process. Create prints using the media of woodcuts, drypoint and monoprints.
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