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Alternative Printmaking: Beginning Japanese Woodblock Technique
ARST 461
Spring 2013
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: EAST 461

Students are taught traditional Japanese techniques for conceptualizing a design in terms of woodcut, carving the blocks, and printing them, first in trial proofs and editions. After understanding how both of these methods were originally used and then seeing how contemporary artists have adapted them to their own purposes, both for themselves and in collaboration with printers, students will use them to fulfill their own artistic vision. Considerable use is made of the Davison art collection of traditional and contemporary Japanese prints as well as many European and American woodcuts.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ART
Course Format: StudioGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARST)(CEAS-Arha/Art)
Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%

Last Updated on APR-24-2014
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