Courses & Units

Printmaking: Media and Methods FFD208

Note: Available as an elective Subject to enrolment quota

Introduction

This unit draws on three traditions of relief printing: the pamphlet (Apocalypse edition -15 woodcuts by Albrecht Durer); the celebratory card (Chinese New Year Prints); and the broadside, (Japanese wresting result sheets). While none of these practices continue in their original form or context, contemporary artists continue to be inspired by the technologies, aesthetics and the cultural significance of these early forms of mass produced imagery and information.

Students will be introduced to the basic techniques that underpin the above practices including long and end grain cutting, multiple block assembly, elimination cutting, hand and press printing and various colouring applications through demonstrations and practical exercises. They will then have the opportunity to explore a self-defined theme through one or more of the above processes.

Summary

Unit name Printmaking: Media and Methods
Unit code FFD208
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Art
Teaching staff Mr David Marsden & Ms Sue Jackson
Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern13 x 3hr workshop 39 Hours over 10 days Summer School
AssessmentFFD208 Self-defined Project folio 40% Technical notebook 10% Technical experiments 50% FFD308 Self-defined Project folio 40% Self-defined Project context statement 800 words 10% Technical notebook 10% Technical experiments 40%
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Textbooks

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