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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 218 - Screenprinting II

3 Credits, 5 Contact Hours
2 lecture periods 3 lab periods

Continuation of ART 216 . Includes equipment orientation, advanced stencil-making techniques, printing, and types of printing papers and surfaces.

Prerequisite(s): ART 216  
Information: Students may select areas of interest for concentration and refinement of skills.

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Discuss the various equipment employed in screenprinting.
  2. Demonstrate advanced problem-solving in traditional stencil techniques.
  3. Demonstrate experimental, nontraditional screenprinting and multicolor techniques.
  4. Present a portfolio of several prints and discuss work using critical analysis in group/individual critiques.

  1. Equipment Orientation
    1. Textbooks
    2. Materials
    3. Screen preparation, mesh count, and tension
  2. Advanced Stencil-Making Techniques
    1. Speedball drawing liquids
    2. Glue-crayon method
    3. Tusche-glue method
    4. Cut-film technique (water film, lacquer film)
    5. Photo-film method
    6. Paper stencil
  3. Printing
    1. Multicolor printing and registration techniques
    2. Printing techniques
  1. Holding the paper down while printing
  2. Estimating the amount of ink needed
  3. Flood stroke
  4. Squeegee manipulation
  5. Registration of image

IV. Types of Printing Papers and Surfaces

  1. Types of printing papers and weights
  2. Matting and the care of the print
  3. Editions in printing
  4. Discussion and critical analysis of final works