ART 270 - Printmaking: Traditional and Digital Etching
A beginning level course in non-toxic intaglio printmaking involving etching and printing using copper plates as the matrix. Traditional processes such as line etch, aquatint, drypoint, and engraving as well as digital photo etching processes will be explored. Students will design and create original editioned prints and learn perceptual skills, compositional development, and basic thematic awareness. Coursework will demonstrate critical and creative thinking, the knowledge of technical intaglio printmaking and the history and aesthetics of the medium. Recommended for Art and Applied Design majors as well as non-majors. May be repeated for up to 9 total credits.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Demonstrate competency in intaglio printing techniques, both traditional and digital processes.
2. Design and create original artwork based on intaglio printing techniques.
3. Demonstrate a satisfactory level of craftsmanship in the artwork.
4. Articulate the content of the work with reference to materials and visual imagery.
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