Shirley E. Scheier
In depth study of a printmaking method such as sequential printing, multi-block printing, white-ground aquaint, or sugar-lift aquatint.
ART 350-Winter 2013 - Direct Hand Tooling and Line-bite Etching. This intaglio course will provide a special emphasis on line-quality and limited tonal range. Special techniques: Dry-point and Chin-colle.
Student learning goals
Development of an intuitive image-making method.
Selection of appropriate technique for image
Value of experimental approach through sequential printmaking methods for crafting image
Understanding the necessity of craftsmanship in the manipulation of materials
Value of collegiality in development of individuals’ art work
Locating and extending a personal definition of drawing
General method of instruction
Preparatory plate development assignments followed by group critiques Demonstration of materials and methods of working, of techniques, as well as individual and group critiques
There are no precise courses required for ART 350. 15 credits of 100 and 200-level drawing, printmaking, and painting courses, or their equivalent from another institution will be relavant. ART 246 and ART 245 contains helpful course material for ART 350.
Class assignments and grading
Outside-of-class drawing assignments and individual printmaking portfolio. Plan to spend 8 hours per week out side of the class period for production of portfolio.
Quality of image, participation, development of critical thinking, final portfolio of drawings and prints.