Apr 16, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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ART 2420 - Etching/Relief

Introduces the varied processes involved in making both intaglio (etching, engraving, drypoint) prints and relief (woodcut, wood engraving, linoleum, plastic) prints. Additional processes include collagraph and color printing. A series of critiques, group discussions, research and information gathering assignments, and lectures and demonstrations complement studio work. Historic and contemporary conceptual issues related to the media will also be introduced, including the print as mass media, political and practical applications.

Requisites: ART 1200 and 1210 and 1220 and 1230 and 1240
Credit Hours: 4
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate the ability to successfully problem solve within the processes of etching and relief.
  • Demonstrate the ability to successfully use etching and relief processes to create personal works of art.
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand and convey terms and processes involved in the making of original prints, including the terminology specific to etching and relief printing.
  • Develop an understanding of shop safety and maintenance of the etching/relief studio.
  • Have a fundamental understanding of historical and contemporary issues surrounding etching and relief printing.

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