2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Dec 05, 2021  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog
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ART 150 Printmaking Beginning (5 credits)

Distribution Area Fulfilled Humanities with Performance; General Transfer Elective
Course Description
A studio course covering the processes of printmaking. Students will learn how to make prints from compositions. Methods used will include the Intaglio and Relief  processes. Students will leave with a knowledge of hand-pulled printmaking practices.

Student Outcomes
1. Implement the technique of using line and value in order to describe form and content.
2. Identify paper type and sides, plus tear, and registering methods.
3. Demonstrate proper preparation of paper and/or plates (print matrix) for printing process.
4. Identify and use safe materials and methods.
5. Demonstrate understanding of history, materials, and artists’ contributions to the tradition of fine art printmaking.

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