Printmaking I - Introduces a variety of printmaking techniques using processes such as relief printing (monoprint, collograph, block), intaglio processes (etching, engraving) and serigraphy (silkscreen films, stencils, block-out). Investigates the historical development of printmaking in Western and non-Western cultures. Emphasizes design elements and principles and introduces art criticism approaches applied to fine art prints.
SUPPLIES 1. Hardbound or Wirebound Sketchbook (min. 10x7) 2. Sharpie Markers: Colored Ultra Fine (black) Fine points (black) 3. Washable Markers 4. Colored Pencils: PrismaColors are the BEST 5. 1 Reg. size poster board 6. Ballpoint Pens (black and blue) 7. Handheld sharpener 8. 2 New Blank T-Shirts (wait until screen printing unit begins) 9. Erasers 10. Box of Rubber Gloves 11. Linocut Set of blades and handle (Michael's, Hobby Lobby, and Amazon) 12. #2 pencils 13. Metal Ruler 14. Shop Towels (paper) 15. "The Printmaking Ideas Book" by Frances Stanfield and Lucy McGeown ISBN-10: 1781576181 Amazon: $10.99 New and from $6.53 Used Barnes and Noble: $12.99 paperback Powell’s Books: $12.99 New or $6.98 Used
*There will be other materials needed throughout the year, but students will be given information about when to bring those in.