Portland-State-University 2023-2024 Bulletin

Art 271 Introduction to Printmaking: Etching

A studio focused course concentrating on the Etching technique of Printmaking. This specialized skill will introduce basic theories and concepts unique to historic, traditional/nontraditional and contemporary Printmaking. Monoprinting (one-of-a-kind image making) and edition printing will be explored. Creativity and playfulness are encouraged. Graphic languages developed through researching historical and contemporary influences will be presented to inspire and stimulate the students imagination and knowledge of contemporary graphic languages. Maximum 8 credits.


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