Printmaking I

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Art & the History of Art

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Amherst College

An introduction to intaglio and relief processes including drypoint, engraving, etching, aquatint, monoprints, woodcut and linocut. The development of imagery incorporating conceptual concerns in conjunction with specific techniques will be a crucial element in the progression of prints. Historical and contemporary references will be discussed to further enhance understanding of various techniques. Critiques will be held regularly with each assignment; critical analysis of prints utilizing correct printmaking terminology is expected. A final project of portfolio making and a portfolio exchange of an editioned print are required.

Requisite: ARHA 102 or 111, or consent of the instructor. Limited to 12 students. Fall semester: Visiting Professor Gross. Spring semester: Resident Artist Garand.

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Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Course Sections

Printmaking I
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Betsey Garand

TTH 01:00PM-04:00PM

FAYE 205