ART1370 Printmaking

Course Description

Meets Mn Transfer Curriculum Goal Area 6 Humanities and Fine Arts. This course introduces the technical, conceptual, and aesthetic aspects of printmaking. Students will explore relief printmaking, collagraphy, monoprint, monotype, and/or etching. Students will engage in the creative process through a variety of printmaking techniques, styles and media. A range of historical and contemporary prints and printmaking processes will be explored.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Show proficiency with diverse printmaking processes and be able to
    identify prints made through different printmaking methods.
  • Examine and explain technical, aesthetic, and design issues inherent in
  • Implement the elements of art and the principles of design in printmaking.
  • Demonstrate engagement in the creative process by creating prints.
  • Analyze the aesthetic principles governing works in printmaking.
  • Make aesthetic judgements appropriate to printmaking, respond critically to works, and articulate informed personal reactions to works in the
  • Develop strategies to express ideas through printmaking and as a means
    of personal expression.
  • Understand the health and safety practices in the field of printmaking.


Please see eServices for section availability and current pre-req/test score requirements for this course.

4 credits: 3 lectures / presentations, 1 lab, 0 other