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Exploring Color in Relief Printmaking

ARTDES 376.001, Winter 2024


Credit Hours: 3
Course Fee: $300
Instructor(s): TBD
Semester: Winter 2024

Prerequisites: All OF THE FOLLOWING: ARTDES 235: Intro to Printmaking.

Description: In this course, students explore color in relief printmaking and create unique prints and multiples utilizing both digital and analog input. Class demonstrations introduce making and printing images in color from a variety of relief surfaces and cover a range of single and multi-plate methods. Through individual and group projects, students engage print concepts such as multiplicity, serialization, and sequence. Lectures, visiting artists-speakers, projects, and engagements stress a strong historical and theoretical understanding of the print media while investigating the meaningful relationships between the technologies of reproduction, individual expression, and the relationship of contemporary print practices to the broader visual culture. Work studio procedures, proper and safe use of print equipment, materials and tools are instructed throughout the semester. Essential aspects of curating, exhibiting, and preserving artworks on paper are covered as well.

Frequency: This course is offered occasionally in either the fall or winter term.