Course: AR324 Draw Printmaking Studio

Grade: 10, 11, 12

Subject Area: Art

Type: Standard

Credits: 0.5

Course Information:

This course will focus on advanced drawing skills and techniques as well as many printmaking techniques that will enhance these drawing skills. The course begins with a focus on representational drawing and will move toward less realistic drawing and more creative self-expression. Emphasis will be placed on mark making and the development of a personal style. In this class, students will use pencil, pen, charcoal, chalk and oil pastels,as well as learning monoprinting, etching, block printing and lithography techniques. Students will be able to promote and share their ideas through class discussion and group techniques.



  • Understand and utilize the different definitions, supplies, rules, and techniques required for monoprinting, etching, and block printing

  • Identify and create drawings and prints utilizing the 5 major themes of art; portrait, figure, still life, landscape, and non-objective art


  • Understand and demonstrate accurate shading techniques when drawing from life using a variety of drawing media

  • Demonstrate proper printmaking techniques using monoprinting, etching, and block printing

  • Create artwork utilizing the 5 major themes of art

  • Understand the concept of visual communication and begin to develop a personal voice in their own work.

  • Demonstrate proper mounting and matting techniques


  • Critically analyze and evaluate and compare personal work with the work of other in a written format as well as becoming familiar with participating in group critiques


AR120 – Art Foundations

Notes: Seniors may be exempt from prerequisite with instructor approval