University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Feb 07, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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ART 223 - Beginning Printmaking: Screen Printing

(3 units)
Introduction to the basic techniques of silk-screen printing with emphasis on hand stencils, photo emulsions and related graphic arts and photographic techniques.

Prerequisite(s): ART 124 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 3
Offered: Every Fall and Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate awareness of the historical tradition of the medium and acknowledge the use of screen-printing in both contemporary art and commercial industry world.
2. comprehend and utilize various screen-printing processes from drawing fluid, stencil, rubylith to photo emulsion to develop personal concepts in creative expression, engagement and growth in the development of concepts as well as critical dialog.
3. apply color theory concepts in the sequencing of colored layers in compositional space.
4. develop their preliminary ideas in order to build an inventive and unique voice incorporating skills and concepts into a broader studio practice.
5. demonstrate how to operate exposure unit and power washer safely in addition to learning how to be responsible with the use of art media, equipment, and studio space.
6. take part in an ongoing conversation about technical, conceptual and aesthetic issues of printmaking in the contemporary art world and speak articulately and critically about their own and others’ work.

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