Printmaking: The Broadside


Fall 2014 quarter

Taught by

printmaking, digital imaging, visual arts

Prerequisites

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.

Fields of Study

Preparatory for studies or careers in

visual arts

Location and Schedule

Campus location

Olympia

Schedule

Offered during: Evening

Advertised schedule: 6-8p Tue/Thu

Books

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Online Learning

No Required Online Learning

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Required Fees

$10 for materials

Special Expenses

$50 - $100 personal printmaking supplies

Registration Information

Credits: 4 (Fall)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 16

Fall

Conditions

previous college-level printmaking experience

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

Course Reference Number

(4 credits): 10021

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