University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Feb 09, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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ART 330 - Letterpress: The Expanded Page

(3 units)
Exploration of image-making processes for letterpress printing including traditional and digital techniques. Complex text-image relationships are examined while the print multiple is explored in non-traditional formats.

Prerequisite(s): ART 100  or ART 101 ; one additional lower division studio course.

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

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. employ a range of image-making techniques for letterpress printing.
2. demonstrate intermediate knowledge and skills in the use of tools, techniques, and processes sufficient to produce work from concept to finished object.
3. analyze how writing, text, and language are used in contemporary art and develop complex image/text relationships that are applied in class projects.
4. compare and contrast analog and digital letterpress image-making techniques through class projects.
5. examine, discuss, and produce possible solutions to studio art assignments that lead to well-grounded and creative conclusions.
6. explore and apply various forms of letterpress printing including both 2D and 3D work, prints in series, and installation work.

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