One-semester course. In this summer course, high school students will learn the fundamentals of printmaking and investigate various printing techniques, such as relief printing, intaglio printing, and screen printing. We will discuss the materials and tools necessary for each process, and then move on to exploring the various applications and possibilities of printmaking. Students will be introduced to the concepts of layering, repetition, and monotype, as well as gain an understanding of the importance of visual composition, contrast, and color. Students will leave this class with a portfolio of prints to show off their newfound knowledge and creativity.
- Summer sessions meets twice per week for 50-55 minutes.
- Class cap: 15 students.
- Designed for grades 9-12.
- High school students may be awarded .5 Fine Arts credit upon completion of this course.
- Example Syllabus and course materials to be posted by July 1, 2023.