Fall 2008

Printmaking I

Listed in: Art and the History of Art, as ARHA-13


Betsey A. Garand (Section 01)


An introduction to intaglio and relief processes including drypoint, engraving, etching, aquatint, monoprints, woodcut and linocut. The development of imagery incorporating conceptual concerns in conjunction with specific techniques will be a crucial element in the progression of prints. Historical and contemporary references will be discussed to further enhance understanding of various techniques. Critiques will be held regularly with each assignment; critical analysis of prints utilizing correct printmaking terminology is expected. A final project of portfolio making and a portfolio exchange of an editioned print are required. Requisite: Art 02 or 04, or consent of the instructor. Limited to 12 students. Fall and Spring semesters. Visiting Professor Garand.