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Basic Printmaking Course

Undergraduate Art Basic Printmaking Course- Florence, Italy

ART207- Credits: 3 – Contact Hours: 45 N

The Basic Printmaking Course at Marist LdM is an introduction to the various techniques of black and white printmaking, such as etching (hard ground, soft ground, aquatint, sugar lift, dry point, pastel, spit bite and mixed media), woodcut and linoleum cut.

Basic Printmaking Class Overview

While enrolled in the Printmaking class the art and technique of reproducing and printing metal plates, wood panels, linoleum and other matrixes will be thoroughly investigated and understood in this course. In learning the many techniques and methods that will be taught in the course, constant reference will be made to printmaking, not only as a very old process practiced in Italy and in the rest of Europe during and after the Renaissance (Mantegna, Pollaiolo, Parmigianino, Rembrandt, Goya), but also as a modern approach (De Chirico, Carrà, Picasso, Munch, Seurat).

Listed at LdM as PRI 120: Basic Printmaking

Prerequisite: Prerequisites vary based on major and course of study, please consult your advisor.

Contact Marist today to learn more about enrolling in the Basic Printmaking course at Marist-LdM through the four-year study abroad Bachelor’s degree program in Florence, Italy