Spring 2011 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Metz, Greg
Discipline and Number
ARTS 3373 Section 001
M Time 1:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Course Title
Silkscreen Printmaking

Description of Course:

This course will explore the printmaking art of Silkscreen. We will discuss the rich history of Serigraphy (silkscreen) and its current resurgence of popularity in the art world.

The majority of the course will focus on the actual creation of silkscreen print projects addressing issues of process, technique and image development. Students can take advantage of UTD's excellent print studio facilities beginning with color field printing and then working into color process printing and computer generated image transfers. The use of silkscreen as an art medium incorporated into other traditional mediums will be encouraged as a way to develop the potential application of one's imagery and effects.

Required Texts:

suggested but not required:
Screenprinting: The Complete Water-Based System [Paperback) Robert Adam, Carol Robertson.
# ISBN-10: 0500284253
or # ISBN-13: 978-0500284254

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

Students will be required to purchase materials such as ink, emulsions, paper and screens.
averaging $150.00.

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