Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    
    Apr 26, 2018  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARTT 230 - Intaglio Printmaking


An introduction to the fine art of metal plate etching. The techniques of drypoint hardground, softground, aquatint, and engraving are explored. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 224.

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)
  • Recognize the diversity and similarity of cultural expression found within the printmaking arts. (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)
  • 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)
  • Identify and define key technical and aesthetic terms related to printmaking, printmaking processes, and printmaking expression. (Observational Skills)


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