Course Content and Outcome Guide for ART 270
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Course DescriptionExplores printmaking processes, techniques, and concepts while addressing historical and contemporary issues. Develops creative problem solving by utilizing monoprints, relief and basic intaglio processes. Includes critiques, discussions, and presentations to establish critical skills necessary to evaluate prints, explore artistic intent, examine aesthetic and structural solutions, and expand perceptual awareness. This is the first course of a two-course sequence. Recommended: ART 115, 116 and 131. May be taken three times for credit. Audit available.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon successful completion students should be able to:
? Find and develop creative ways to solve problems using a variety of strategies for making prints by utilizing monoprints, relief and basic intaglio processes.
? Create personal hand-printed artwork, which demonstrate an introductory level of understanding printmaking ideas, and the processes, materials, and techniques associated with monoprints, relief and basic intaglio processes in printmaking.
? Ask meaningful questions, identify ideas and issues, and develop a basic vocabulary to be able to actively participate in a critical dialogue
about printmaking with others.
? Understand, interpret, and enjoy prints of the past and the present from different cultures to initiate a lifelong process of expanding knowledge on the diversity of perspectives of the human experience.
? Develop a heightened awareness of the physical world, the nature of the relationship of human beings to it, and our impact on it via the experience of making prints.
? Establish self-critiquing skills to develop autonomous expression through printmaking while recognizing the standards and definitions already established by both contemporary and historical works of art from different cultures.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
- activwely participate in class discussions and projects
- complete and present individual assignments for critique
- demonstrate sound technique in printing and studio habits
- complete all homework on time
- prepare a portfolio for presentation
- take an active role in critiques