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GRDE314 Silkscreen Printing and Binding

[2–2, 3 cr.]

This studio course introduces students to silkscreen printing and book binding methods. A brief history of silkscreen printing and binding techniques serves as a platform for discussions. Emphasis is placed upon the conceptualization of projects, experimentation and design sensitivities in production. Using hand-drawn and digital separations as well as photographic stencils, a range of silkscreen techniques are explored through different projects on paper. Various book binding techniques including accordion folds as well as Japanese and single signature binding are addressed.

Prerequisite: ART222 Drawing II