ART 298 T5
Pima Community College
Fall 2009 August 26th-December 16th
Wednesdays 4:00 pm to 8:30 pm
West Campus Room ART 120
Class Limited to 15 students
3 credits— No prerequisites
Introduction to the field of Book Arts: discuss and critique historical and contemporary practices; preview a cross section of artist books; create sample books using a variety of binding techniques; and develop personal projects that explore the relationship between material, text and image.
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ART 404/504 | Topics in Studio Art: LETTERPRESS
Summer Session 1, June 8th-July 9th, 2009
Class limited to 10 students
3 credits, no prerequisites
Learn how to hand-set type and use early twentieth century printing presses to create printed ephemera. Traditional hand-set type, photoengraved zinc plates as well as photopolymer plates will be used. Integrate the tactile quality of letterpressed type and image with other media. Conceptual and material aspects of letterpress will be discussed.
Email Heather Green for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org