Jul 21, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog
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ART 135 - Introduction to Screen Printing

Credits: 5
Introduces the traditional and contemporary concepts and techniques of screen printing. Screen Printing is a stenciling technique used to mass produce imagery and text. Prints are made by applying inked images through a screen to a variety of surfaces, including paper and t-shirts.

Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
Course Fee: $15.00

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the process of creation from initial design to the final product. 
  2. Create design sketches and refine on the computer.
  3. Translate a design onto the screen mesh for printing. 
  4. Screenprint design considering form, color, and tone.
  5. Practice various methods of application, color mixing, and surface preparation.

Program Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the elements and principles of visual arts. 

College-wide Outcomes
  • Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.
  • Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning - Quantitative Reasoning encompasses abilities necessary for a student to become literate in today’s technological world. Quantitative reasoning begins with basic skills and extends to problem solving.

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