This course introduces techniques of copper plate etching, and relief printing. Assignments focus on applications of various printmaking techniques, while encouraging independent development of subject matter. Critiques will occur throughout the term. Students are encouraged to draw regularly outside of class to cultivate themes and content applicable to their prints. Field trips to the University museum and the library’s graphics collection will complement class work. Additional independent workshop hours required.
Studio work in class. 10% Other: Two oral reports and discussion of readings account for 10% of the final grade.