PR 602E Lithography
with Ronald Wyffels
Lithography is a versatile printmaking process that allows for a complete range of drawing effects: contour line, hatching/cross-hatching, painterly wash applications, expressive mark-making, and reductive techniques. Learn all aspects of the lithographic process through step-by-step demonstrations and hands-on practice: preparing a traditional stone or lightweight aluminum plate; creating your own drawing from observation, imagination or photographic transfer using a range of drawing materials; selecting paper; printing in black-and-white and color; and editioning your prints (Tuition includes $20 lab fee).
- Students will gain a basic understanding of the lithography printing process.
- Students will acquire technical experience in preparing stones, plates, & ink.
- Students will learn basic stone & plate drawing, etching and processing techniques.
- Students will acquire technical expertise by way of proofing and printing their stones & plates, included learned skills in roller use & litho press operation.
- Students will learn printmaking professionalism including printing editions on clean registered printmaking paper, signing and numbering editions appropriately.
- Students will learn the importance of image development through individual reviews and by exploring various possibilities with the process.
- Students will develop critical visual and verbal skills by way of individual discussions with the instructor and with their peers.
- Students will advance their individual art concepts and expand their artistic territory through new technique & material uses.
Jan 22 - Apr 15th, 2020
Wed for 12 weeks from 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building
128 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 Get directions
Room: Print Shop