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
- Discuss the various equipment employed in screenprinting.
- Demonstrate advanced problem-solving in traditional stencil techniques.
- Demonstrate experimental, nontraditional screenprinting and multicolor techniques.
- Present a portfolio of several prints and discuss work using critical analysis in group/individual critiques.
- Equipment Orientation
- Screen preparation, mesh count, and tension
- Advanced Stencil-Making Techniques
- Speedball drawing liquids
- Glue-crayon method
- Tusche-glue method
- Cut-film technique (water film, lacquer film)
- Photo-film method
- Paper stencil
- Multicolor printing and registration techniques
- Printing techniques
- Holding the paper down while printing
- Estimating the amount of ink needed
- Flood stroke
- Squeegee manipulation
- Registration of image
IV. Types of Printing Papers and Surfaces
- Types of printing papers and weights
- Matting and the care of the print
- Editions in printing
- Discussion and critical analysis of final works
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