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SYLLABUS AP 3373 PRINTMAKING Spring 2006 Instructor: Greg Metz 972 883-2774 glmetz@utdallas.

edu Office Hrs. T- 3:15- 5:00, H - 4:00 -5:30 or by appt. Jan. 10 Introduction to Silkscreen/ class overview: Course objectives/ Class policy and procedures First Assignment: Begin collecting ideas for 1st assignment. See handout Locker assignments Materials you will need. Costs etc. Books will be in locker (combo under sink) Introduction to process of Screen printing Take screen orders and paper orders Slides if time Preparing your screen - demo Demo: in class screen prepping, emulsion application and printing of flats. Planning your screens. Preparing your paper Assignment: Turn in wallpaper design next week for approval Do not miss this class! Hand out screens and prepare Ink mixing and clean up. Assignment. Have flats printed by next week 1-31 In class printing. Demo on registering Image In class printing. Prints due 2-14 Review on Wallpaper prints Demo on image development/ computer generated image layout of color image construction. Assignment: 2nd print Turn in images ideas for this project on 2-21 Print 2 will be due 3-14 Do not miss this class! Turn in Image ideas. Have screens cleaned out. Work with individuals on layouts and proposals In class printing and problem solving. Spring Break (printroom will be available- building is open during this time.) Project 2 due: Critique works

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Jan. 31 Feb. 07 Feb. 14

Feb. 21 Feb. 28 Mar. 7

Mar. 14

introduce Project 3 Slide presentation Proposal ideas ready 3-21 Project 3 due 4-25 finals day. Mar. 21 Mar. 28 Apr. 4 Apr. 11 Apr. 18 Apr. 25 Proposals due. Begin image layouts. demo: 3 color process Editioning prints Work on prints in class In class printing class printing/ matting demo on display of prints. Final Class printing day – all work will be turned in next week with Critique on final prints. Final critique/ Turn in portfolio/with ALL prints and proofs. You must attend Portfolios may be picked up the following week

Materials you will need to provide for this class: Roll of 1" masking tape also scotch tape. Apron or old shirt Lots of rags (cotton preferable) Several terri cloth towels Gloves- latex or vinyl Sponge Ruler scissors or exacto knife Jars or containers for ink Pencils. Notebook long tongue depressors or other stir utensils. Your will be responsible for screens and paper. $$$$ Screens are about $ 25 or $12.00 a yard for replacement screen And I will take up an order for the paper

Ist Assignment: after seeing slides begin to collect examples of images that have the potential to be silkscreen works. These should be images that are interesting aesthetically to you and use effects that have silkscreen like character to them. 30 images by Mar 14. The first project will be a simple wallpaper like printing. Not wallpaper on your computer but actual wallpaper design. I would like it to contain 3 elements. One background color, one series of fill shapes and one outline. That will be 3 screen printings. You will print each of these as syllabus denotes and finished print will be done by Feb. 14. It is important that you understand the process in its simple nature and we will move up in complexity as experience is gained.

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