Course Title: Printmaking Minor Study 1

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5048

Course Title: Printmaking Minor Study 1

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 96.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art


Term1 2007,
Term1 2008,
Term1 2009

Course Contact: Kellyann Geurts

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course students develop the expression of ideas through the application of an extended range of printmaking processes, and at an increasingly sophisticated level.

Students will be encouraged to explore the possibilities of printmaking through a lateral approach to the subject, students will be instructed in digital (Photoshop) and traditional technologies . Students will also be introduced to the idea of the exchange portfolio print. Emphasis will be placed on the students becoming more independent in their studio practice, as well as developing critical evaluation skills through participation in a group tutorial and regular individual tutorials. A book binding workshop will be held during the semester.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

VART5779C – Research and experiment with techniques to produce prints

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBS665 Printmaking Minor Study 1

Learning Outcomes

1. Use an extended range of materials and techniques in the production of original prints
2. Use new and traditional technologies in the production of original prints
3. Integrate historic and contemporary influences in the development of printed images

Overview of Assessment

Folio presentation marked by a panel, with written response.