Art &Design/Printmk&Papermk (ARPM)

ARPM 200  Printmaking, Beginning I 3 Credits


Special fee. Woodcut, screen printing and monoprints; etching, drypoint and lithography. Exploration of new and advanced techniques. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Fine and Performing Arts. 6 hours studio.

ARPM 210  Printmaking, Beginning II 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARPM 200. Special fee. Consideration of printmaking media; particular attention to the growth and development of art-making concepts as they relate to the printmaking processes. 6 hours studio.

ARPM 220  Digital Printmaking, Introduction A 3 Credits


Special fee. Intersecting digital technologies with traditional and new printmaking techniques, this course focuses on combining mixed media processes for the creation of hybridized images. 4 hours studio.

ARPM 260  Etching and Relief Printing 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARPM 200. Special fee. Drypoint, engraving, etching and major techniques like line and open bite, soft ground, stop out procedure, lift ground, mezzotint and aquatint. 4 hours studio.

ARPM 261  Lithography 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARPM 200. Special fee. Chemicals, tools, materials and techniques of the process. 4 hours studio.

ARPM 262  Screen Printing 3 Credits


Special fee. Screen printing including miskit, tusche, glue, lacquer and stencil and photographic techniques. 4 hours studio.

ARPM 263  Book Arts Introduction 3 Credits


Special fee. Book Arts is an introductory course involving the creation of handbound multi-signature books that incorporate both Eastern and Western approaches to design and format. The aesthetic quality of the artist book resides in its unique structure, visual narrative, continuum of tradition and diversity of materials. 3 hours studio.

ARPM 264  Papermaking, Introduction A 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARPA 200. Special fee. Exploration of papermaking as both an independent art form, and in terms of its relationship to printmaking and book arts. 2D and 3D techniques will be covered in both a historical and contemporary context, with the focus being the creation of new and innovative work. 1 hour lecture, 2.5 hours studio.

ARPM 300  Printmaking, Intermediate 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARPM 210. Special fee. Continuation of ARPM 210. 4 hours studio.

ARPM 310  Book Arts: Concept, Text and Image 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARPM 263. This course will focus on the creation of artists' books and the relationship of language with regard to text, image, and structure. The integration of creative writing and conceptual verbal constructs will be explored along with the development of ideas, design aesthetics, and skills fundamental to the construction of the book as an art form. 1 hour lecture, 2.5 hours studio.

ARPM 311  Paper and Print 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARPM 200 or ARPM 264. This course will enable students to broaden their visual possibilities, as they learn to move seamlessly between printmaking and papermaking. Emphasis will be placed on the conceptual part of each project, but by also gaining a further understanding of these techniques, students will be able to better interpret their ideas. 1 hour lecture, 2.5 hours studio.

ARPM 312  Papermaking: Exploring the Multiple 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARPM 264. This course will focus on papermaking as a means of creating two and three dimensional multiples, such as editioned work, artist books, and multi-paneled installations. It will encourage students to push traditional boundaries and consider papermaking in a more innovative way. 1 hour lecture, 2.5 hours studio.

ARPM 400  Printmaking, Advanced 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARPM 300. Special fee. Continuation of ARPM 300. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits. 4 hours studio.

ARPM 450  Independent Study in Printmaking 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARPM 300 and departmental approval. Special fee. Topics for investigation selected with the approval of the instructor. May be repeated three times for a maximum of 9.0 credits.

ARPM 500  Graduate Printmaking I 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval. Special fee. Advanced work in various print processes; emphasis on the development of images and concepts as they relate to the printmaking media. 4 hours studio.

ARPM 510  Graduate Printmaking II 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARPM 500. Special fee. Continuation of ARPM 500. Taken serially. 4 hours studio.

ARPM 600  Graduate Printmaking III 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARPM 510. Special fee. Continuation of ARPM 510. Taken serially. 4 hours studio.

ARPM 610  Graduate Printmaking IV 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARPM 600. Special fee. Continuation of ARPM 600. Taken serially. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits. 4 hours studio.