Printmaking for Graphic Designers

Course Description

Printmaking for Graphic Designers is a printmaking class without prerequisites that offers graphic design students the opportunity to explore the living history of the production of printed matter. Students will produce hand-printed work of diverse intent in a range of printmaking media using the design skills developed in their careers as graphic design students. Media will include letterpress, relief printing, and screenprinting. Students will use contemporary technologies such as vinyl cutting, laser cutting, and 3D printing to enrich traditional processes. Projects will include zines, stationery, posters, propoganda, packaging, and commercial products. Students are encouraged to step outside of their comfort zones and take risks in their work enjoying the freedom that this class offers.