ART 235 Printmaking II • 5 Cr.
Continuation of Art 245, Watercolor I. Provides students an opportunity to further their knowledge of drawing, painting and design beyond beginning watercolor. Recommended: ART 245.
After completing this class, students should be able to:After completing this course the should be able to: Progress beyond the basic techniques and processes of fine art printmaking in the areas of relief (linocut), intaglio (drypoint), monotype and collograph. Apply the principles of 2-D Design and drawing techniques to create a graphic image and produce multiples of it in print media. Employ advanced printmaking skills combined with visual literacy and color theory. To begin to recognize and produce professional looking work. Further develop a personal visual expression. More fully understanding of the distinctive nature of fine art printmaking. Confidently and appropriately use standard print processes and technique including use of tools, presses, inks and paper as well as prepare plates, and register print blocks for multi-color images. Recognized and produce specific qualities of hand made fine art prints, e.g. overlays, transparency, offset and multiple images. Use specialized vocabulary and communicate clearly about the visual experience through critique discussions. Solve more complex visual and technical problems within a printmaking studio and in relation to the limitations of the media. Identify artists and styles within the history of the field of fine art printmaking.