2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Printmaking: Lithography

Spring quarter

Faculty: Judith Baumann printmaking, digital imaging, Visual Arts

Fields of Study: visual arts

Spring: CRN (Credit) Level 30132 (4)  Signature Required Contact faculty.  

Credits: 4(S)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Evening

Prerequisites: Previous college-level printmaking experience


In this course, students will study contemporary and traditional techniques in lithography. Traditional lithography, invented in 1796, is the practice of drawing directly onto a prepared stone surface, etching and then printing from that surface. Photolithography involves creating positive films and exposing an image onto a photo pre-sensitized aluminum plate. Polyester plate and paper lithography will also be demonstrated. Throughout the quarter, students will work towards creating a technical portfolio. The course will conclude with a print exchange.

Maximum Enrollment: 12

Advertised Schedule: 6-8pm Tue/Thu

Required Fees: $25 materials fee

Special Expenses: Additional $75 - $100 for personal printmaking supplies

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: No Required Online Learning

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