ARTT 225 - Woodcut: Global Printmaking
(ARTD, GEIR, GEEL, GCP)
Basic woodcut and relief printing techniques and study of influences in imagery, concepts, and the use of materials from a Global Perspective. Students will develop a body of original work that represents their individual, creative expression through the medium of woodcut. Black-and-white and color work will be assigned, progressing from simple to more complex methods of printing. Among the techniques introduced will be Western and Japanese inspired approaches to woodcut. Students cannot also receive credit for ARTT 228 . Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
3 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Demonstrate the skills and awareness to engage in creative problem solving that synthesizes discipline knowledge and methodologies with information from different fields of study and/or global sources.
- Recognize and utilize elements of the visual language in developing creative solutions.
- Employ the appropriate tools, skills, and technology necessary to complete projects with intention, a high degree of craftsmanship, and aesthetic principles.
- 4Communicate an understanding of visual literacy utilizing appropriate terminology and concepts.
- Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of culture-specific elements, cultural experiences, and cultural contributions in the visual arts from various cultures throughout the world.
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