Printing Course Places Focus On Technical Applications

By  //  January 15, 2013

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Will Use Variety Of Creative Techniques

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Florida Institute of Technology’s Renee Foosaner Education Center is now offering a course in the art of printing featuring intaglio printmaking, screen-printing, monoprint and relief printmaking.

A course in the art of printing featuring intaglio printmaking, screen-printing, monoprint and relief printmaking is now being offered at Florida Institute of Technology’s Renee Foosaner Education Center. (Image courtesy of Florida Tech)

Leading the students will be international artist and master printer Serhat Tanyolacar.

Classes will be held Tuesdays, 3:30 to 4:20 p.m.

In addition to this credit course, the museum offers community course #237 “Printmaking” from 9 a.m. to noon on Fridays. Students enrolled in the Tuesday class may attend the Friday class for additional studio time.

Students will gain technical and conceptual skills, which they will apply to the process of printing using a variety of creative techniques.

After successful completion of the course, students will be able to understand the technical applications of printmaking; the graphic aesthetic of printmaking and reasons for its exploitation; good formal strategies including design, color and mark making; the conceptual and historical context of printmaking; and the role of printmakers in society.

There will be costs for materials, based on individual student projects.

For more information, call Sara Petrosky at 321-87674-8915 or at spetrosky@fit.edu.


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