Printmaking: The Broadside


Fall 2014 quarter

Taught by

Judith Baumann
printmaking, digital imaging, visual arts


previous college-level printmaking experience.

This course will focus on the history of broadsides, or finely printed informative posters, and the study of typesetting and letterpress within a contemporary fine art print context.  Students will learn how to hand set and handle 50 - 100 year-old type, how to properly print and proof blocks of text using Vandercook and Platen Presses, and how to use color theory principles in their work.  In addition, students will learn basic image-making techniques including relief and screen-printing in order to integrate text and image together.  Students are expected to work outside of class time approximately six hours a week in order to complete all coursework.

Program Details

Fields of Study

Preparatory for studies or careers in

visual arts

Location and Schedule

Campus location



Offered during: Evening

Advertised schedule: 6-8p Tue/Thu


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Online Learning

No Required Online Learning: No access to web tools required. Any web tools provided are optional for students.

Required Fees

$10 for materials

Special Expenses

$50 - $100 personal printmaking supplies


Date Revision
June 18th, 2014 Course cancelled due to lack of faculty.

Registration Information

Credits: 4 (Fall)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 16



previous college-level printmaking experience

Students may register for this course after their time ticket opens during regular registration.

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