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Layne Goldsmith
ART 227
Seattle Campus

Introduction to Surface

Basic techniques of dying, printing, and embellishing, with emphasis on their conceptual uses in art making.

Class description

Dye processes, pattern development, relationship of images/ideas to cloth as they relate to the social and cultural context.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lecture, demonstration, gallery and site visits, slide presentations, and historical examples.

Recommended preparation

Art foundation courses

Class assignments and grading

Provide historic and cross references and awareness of contemporary applications.

Full participation in class, completion of all assigned work on time, creative problem solving, evidence of skills acquisition and development over duration of course.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Layne Goldsmith
Date: 07/01/2003