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ARTSTDIO 230 PRINTMAKING: INTRODUCTORY SURVEY 3 u
An introduction to a wide range of fine art printmaking techniques. Projects will focus on the relief, intaglio, monotype, and screenprint processes. The survey format will stress aesthetic development as it relates to the exploration of various print media. Students will be encouraged to create expressive and original imagery in projects which address technical design and conceptual objectives. 

ARTSTDIO 331 INTAGLIO PRINTMAKING 3 u
An introduction to the techniques and aesthetics of printmaking. This study is grounded in the disciplines associated with the techniques of intaglio. Specifically, this includes drypoint, aquatint, and etching. In addition, alternative processes are demonstrated and applied in the study of monoprinting.
Prereq: 6 units from ARTSTDIO 102, ARTSTDIO 201, ARTSTDIO 202, or consent of instructor.
Fulfills printmaking requirement. 

ARTSTDIO 332 RELIEF PRINTMAKING 3 u
Exploration of printmaking as an art form with emphasis on relief printing techniques, including single, multiple block and reduction wood-cuts and non-traditional blocks, color printing, image making and editioning.
Prereq: 6 units from ARTSTDIO 102, ARTSTDIO 201, ARTSTDIO 202 or consent of instructor. Fulfills printmaking requirement. 

ARTSTDIO 333 SCREENPRINTING 3 u
The course presents the basic materials and methods of screenprinting techniques, including ink mixing, stencil developing, image making, and editioning.
Prereq: 6 units from ARTSTDIO 102, ARTSTDIO 201, ARTSTDIO 202 or consent of instructor. Fulfills printmaking requirement.

ARTSTDIO 434 THE ART OF THE BOOK 3 u
This course will focus on the creation of hand made fine art books through applied research in traditional and non-traditional printmaking techniques and historical and contemporary bookbinding methods. Students will be expected to research an historical binding and create models for presentation to the class.
Prereq: ARTSTDIO 201, ARTSTDIO 102, or consent of instructor.
Fulfills printmaking requirement.