Printmaking encompasses an immense range of cultural expression, historical application, evolving technologies and current application. The printmaking courses at Shoreline offer a survey of the major printmaking techniques including etching, woodcut, silkscreen, and monotype. The focus is on idea development, improving design and drawing skills, and understanding the techniques and materials utilized in fine art printmaking.
Students completing these courses have the basic skills and understandings to continue their artistic development so that they can begin move their work into the fine art market. Printmaking courses also count in the 2D concentration of the Associate of Fine Arts degree and can be part of a pathway to a BFA at a four year art college.