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    Slippery Rock University
  Feb 20, 2018
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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ART 108 - Basic Studio Printmaking

This course will provide students with introductory level printmaking knowledge and skills.  Printmaking will be explored through production, critique, history and aesthetics.  Students will be provided with the fundamental, technical, historical and conceptual information necessary to produce fine art prints and and editions of prints.  The elements and principles of design will be incorporated through the use of various printmaking material and techniques.  Emphasis will be placed on the hands-on exploration of formal, technical and conceptual relationships.  Critical thinking will be addressed  with each project, allowing students to improve their ability to analyze visual works of art.
Through creative studio practice, students discover relationships relevant to their role as an artist and work to develop the following emphasized artistic traits:  perceptual openness, flexibility/adaptability, the courage to take a risk, the ability to analyze, and self-confidence.

Prerequisites & Notes

Credits: 3

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