Course Description

Printmaking I
This is the first in a three-course sequence of printmaking. This first level introduces the novice to the direct method of image design and transfer to a woodblock, copper plate and silkscreen. Students learn to use visual language, cues, symbols and iconography to express their ideas. Students write an essay on Ukiyo-e print history and blog regularly regarding class critiques using print and art terminology, print processes and analysis of visual translation. Sequential.

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