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Montgomery College    
 
    
 
  Sep 25, 2017
 
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog
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ARTT 225 - World Woodcut and Relief Traditions


(ARTD [M])

Students will learn basic woodcut and relief printing techniques while studying multicultural influences in imagery, concepts, and the use of materials from Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas. Students cannot also receive credit for ARTT 228 . Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 213.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate creative problem solving through the application of abstract theoretical concepts, development of observational skills, and the use of technical skills.
  • Recognize and manipulate two-dimensional design elements and concepts such as repetition, variation, rhythm, positive and negative space, unity and movement. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Observe and analyze fine art prints using the language of design and aesthetics, both in written and oral critiques. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Produce a unique, two-dimensional expressive solution within the boundaries of a specified visual problem. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Demonstrate an understanding of visual literacy as it applies to printmaking expression. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Demonstrate an understanding of culture-specific elements, cultural experiences, and cultural contributions in the visual arts from various cultures throughout the world. (Abstract Theoretical Concepts)
  • Identify and generate the elements of shape, line, value, texture, and color for the two-dimensional enhancement of finished prints. (Technical Skill)
  • Demonstrate the skills necessary to execute two-dimensional prints exhibiting a high degree of craftsmanship. (Technical Skill)
  • Identify and define key technical and aesthetic terms related to printmaking, printmaking processes, and printmaking expression. (Observational Skill)
  • Recognize, select, and apply appropriate tools, materials, techniques, and computer technology for research, image manipulation and the creation of personally-expressive fine art prints. (Technical Skill)


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