Course Name...Printmaking ART 218 318, 413, 419, 425: 001, 002
Time... 8:50 -11:20/M&W/(sec 1)TuTh 9:25AM - 11:55AM
Location... Print Shop
Instructor: Joel Elgin Office X 8839 jelgin @uwlax.edu
Studio/Office – M: 1:15 – 2:15: Tuesday/ Thursday: 9:00 - 9:25. 12:00-12:30 or by appointment
The Student Will Be Introduced To Intaglio & Woodcut In Section 218. In 318 Litho Is The Media. In 418 The Media Will Focus On Color, Including The Techniques Of Mono-Print & Serigraphy. In 419,425 The Student Will Continue Her/His Creative Research By Addressing Technical And Aesthetic Issues In The Discipline. All Sections Will Consist Of Historical/Studio Exploration; Concurrently Students Will Apply The Technical, Theoretical Knowledge Gained To His/Her Own Content.
Intensive Studio Exploration, Demonstration, Gallery Museum Field Trips, Lecture, Video, Group, In Progress And Individual Critiques, Shop Labors, Coffee, Snack Time and Numerous Theme Days
The Final Grade Will Be Determined By Applying The Following Criteria:
(Note: Assessment Sheet)
-The Content Of The Work Produced
2. Technical Application
-The Application Of The Technical Material Learned In Class
Two Tardies = One Absence (attendance is taken each day)
Two Absences = Grade Lowers One Level
Three Absences = Grade Lowers One More Level
Four Absences _ You Flunk (this is very serious – if you cant accept this policy please withdraw from the course. You will be expected to remain in the shop during class and to participate in all shop experiences.
(YOU MAY DRAW AT ANY TIME IN CLASS BUT DOING WORK FROM LESSER CLASSES IS FORBIDDEN)
4. Shop experiences:
Critiques, classroom discussions and positive constructive participation are all vital to an active atelier. Your energy/input is essential and required. Negativity will poison the atelier for everyone. You will receive a separate grade for Shop experiences.
5. Out Of Class Work:
It Is Required That You Arrange At least Six Out Of Class Studio Hours A Week. This Time Will Be Spent (And Logged In) In The Print Shop. Your grade will be lowered if you do not meet this requirement. You will receive a separate grade for Outside of Class Shop Time.
- Friday Mornings: until 1PM (don’t bug me about this, don’t whine about it – its always been in place so schedule accordingly)
- During class that you are not enrolled in. M/W AM types cant work during T/TH class and vise versa (I might change my mind about this though)
Blog Work: You must read/post comments on the blog each week before the W class. Your FINAL course grade will be lowered one mark for every two misses. Pop blog quizzes WILL occur throughout the semester. You WILL archive a collection of printmakers who influence you and be prepared to discuss them
You Have Paid A Shop Fee That Covers Most Materials. Additional will be explained.
"Any student with a document disability (physical, sensory, psychological, AD/HD, current or former military service member with wounded warrior status) who needs reasonable accommodations must register with Disability Resource Services, 165 Murphy Library, 608-785-6900, at the beginning of the semester. It is also the student's responsibility to discuss his or her needs with me in a timely manner."
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