Printmaking Courses: CS Summer
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Section A Meets 5/26/2015 to 7/14/2015
from 5:15 PM to 10:00 PM.
Monoprint and monotype printmaking techniques offer the opportunity to create one-of-a-kind prints that may be painterly or graphic, colorful or monochromatic. Drawing inspiration from artists including William Blake, Paul Gauguin and Edgar Degas, students explore a variety of monotype and
monoprint techniques. The direct nature of the process lends itself to exploration and experimentation. Technical demonstrations and in-class exercises introduces students to the range of possibilities offered by this unique medium.
Section A Meets 5/26/2015 to 6/11/2015
from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
Explores the different possibilities of water-based screen-printing in a professional print shop atmosphere. Students can gain a solid working knowledge of screenprinting, employing both traditional and contemporary methods of stencil making, film preparation and printing methods on various papers, as well as alternative surfaces and materials. Techniques such as digital film outputting, mixing gradations with ink, multi-color registration, and fourcolor process printing are demonstrated and employed. Through independent projects, demonstrations, and critiques, students are encouraged to create a cohesive body of work and utilize the medium for their own individual artistic needs.
Prerequisites: FF 100 and FF 198.
Suggested for all printmaking majors in their sophomore or junior year. May not be repeated for credit.