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2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FA 220 Printmaking II (Screen Printing)

(4 credits)
This course is an exploration of the different possibilities of water-based screen-printing. Students gain a solid working knowledge of screen printing, employing both traditional and contemporary methods of stencil making, film preparation and printing methods on various papers. Techniques such as digital film outputting, halftones, multi-color registration, and four-color process printing are demonstrated and employed. Through independent projects, demonstrations, and critiques, students are encouraged to create a cohesive body of work and utilize the medium for their own individual artistic needs. This course is very relevant for all artistic media especially Photo and Graphic Design majors. Presentations on historical and contemporary print, field trips to museums and visiting artists provide context. There is an additional studio fee for shared supplies. This studio course meets six hours weekly as well as independent work outside the classroom. 

Prerequisite: FA 103 ; or permission of the instructor.