ARTS-270 : Printmaking: Relief and Stencil
Course, prefix, number, & title: ARTS-270 Printmaking: Relief and Stencil
Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 4 studio hours
Pre-requisites (if any): ARTS-121, or ARTS-151, or ARTS-161
Co-requisites (if any): ARTS-121, or ARTS-151, or ARTS-161
Course Description in college catalog:
Introduction to the design and techniques of relief and stencil printmaking: lino cut, woodcut, silkscreen and photo silkscreen, and mono printing.
Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:
General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.
Communicate effectively in various forms
Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
Course-specific student learning outcomes:
Students will demonstrate practical skills in executing printed compositions; mark-making, measuring, cutting, blending color, ink application, hand and press printing.
Students will compose works acknowledging underlying formal relations; figure and ground, balance, movement, contrast, tone.
Students will be able recognize and execute successful color relationships in printed works.
Students will use formal analysis to identify issues and problems in order to make informed evaluations of printed works.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of printmaking techniques in relation to theory and examples present in historical and contemporary movements in art and graphic design.
Students will gain confidence in self and their aesthetic choices and achieve comfort and agility in execution for future projects directly or indirectly related to fine arts.
Students will form and defend fundamental value judgments about works of art within their major area of concentration.
In discussion, and creation of art, students will appropriately utilize the vocabulary of their respective discipline.
Other program outcomes (if applicable).
Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study
Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:
Student learning outcomes are scored and tallied using evidence from individual assignments, midterm and final critiques. In some cases scores come from successive assignments rather than a single assignment.
Academic Integrity policy (department or College):
Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).
Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the Office of Accessibility Services in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Office of Accessibility Services website.