Undergraduate Course: Intaglio Printmaking Techniques 1 (LLLA07073)
|School||Centre for Open Learning
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||THIS IS A FOR-CREDIT COURSE OFFERED BY THE OFFICE OF LIFELONG LEARNING (OLL); ONLY STUDENTS REGISTERED WITH OLL SHOULD BE ENROLLED.
For students with some printmaking experience, this course will explore a range of Intaglio methods of printmaking such as multiple plate colour etching, aquatint, photo etching and chine collé. Working from their own developed drawings and visual ideas, students will learn and develop diverse and experimental approaches to this medium to create a portfolio of related and ambitious prints.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
translate their personal imagery into etchings and develop confidence working with Intaglio techniques.
create a portfolio of etchings which demonstrates an understanding of the range of possibilities this technique has to offer.
learn how to work competently and safely within a workshop environment and produce a set of well-presented prints.
d¿Arcy Hughes, A., and Vernon-Morris, H., 2008. Printmaking: Traditional and Contemporary Techniques . Roto Vision.
Grabowski, B., 2009. Printmaking: a complete guide to materials and processes. London: Laurence King.
Adam, R. and Robertson, C., 2007. Intaglio: The Complete Safety-First System for Creative Printmaking: Acrylic-Resist Etching, Collagraphy, Engraving, Drypoint, Mezzotint . London: Thames and Hudson.
Graver, M., 2011. Non Toxic Printmaking. London: AC Black.
Edinburgh Printmakers, 2007. Edinburgh Printmakers, 40 Years of Original Prints. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Printmakers.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Knowledge of and ability to use printmaking techniques effectively
Skills in designing ideas for print
Understanding of editioning prints
Ability to undertake research and reflective practice and apply these in the context of printmaking within visual culture
|Course organiser||Mr Robbie Bushe
|Course secretary||Mr Benjamin McNab
Tel: (0131 6)51 4832