A studio course that introduces the techniques, history, and concepts of intaglio printing/etching as a visual medium of expression. Emphasis is on idea development and visual representation of specific concepts. This course challenges students conceptually, theoretically, and technically through provocative readings, slide talks, class discussions, and individual projects. Instruction includes all aspects of the print studio, health concerns, editioning, and care and presentation of prints.
Prerequisite: any 100-level studio art course.