Course Details

ARTS 277: Printmaking: Relief Processes

The subject will introduce the basics of Relief printmaking. It will explore different mark making and cutting techniques (both traditional and contemporary) suitable for use with a selection of relief printing and registration methods. Relief will cover the use of the reduction (single plate) and multi-plate processes using wood, metal or plastic plates. Safe printing and studio procedures will also be introduced. The subject will look at ways to create drawings as suitable aids for the relief process. Experimentation will be fostered using a variety of tools and print processes to make a series of investigative works. The relief process will be directly linked to its historical origins. Prerequisite: Studio Arts 110, 113, 114, 210, 211 or 212 or instructor consent
6 credits; ARP; Offered Spring 2022; F. Hagstrom, R. McBurnie