Printmaking II



I.            A212 Printmaking II, 3 s.h.; Location: Elliott Hall; Time: TTH 1-2:15

II.            Term/Year: Spring ‘11; Instructor: Julie  Jack; Office location: Elliott Hall, 301;            Phone #: x5307; Office Hours: W,F 12-1 TTH 11-1E-Mail:

III.            Course Description:  An extended examination of the printmaking process with emphasis on screenprinting. Prerequisites: Printmaking I can be waived due to different process.

IV.            Course Goals and Objectives/Competencies/Skills: The student will be exposed to a variety of screenprint methods and will view the work of influential printmakers.  The  student will gain a working knowledge of the screenprinting processes such as: use of a stencil, photo emulsion, screen filler and drawing fluid.

V.            Course Relationship to Major Program, Departmental, and Institutional Purpose:  This course is provided in order to prepare students for an art minor, individualized major, or for a fine art elective course.

VI.            College-wide Learning Outcomes: The student will use effectively the communication skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening.  The student will recognize issues that effect social/political behavior in their historical and cultural perspective.  The student will appreciate the contributions of the arts and literature to life enrichment.

VII.            Text:  (optional) Prints of the 20th Century

VIII.            Topics or Units of Instruction: stencil, photo transfer, photo-montage, how to create a consistent edition

IX.            Additional Readings: Optional       X.            Methods of Instruction and Modes of Learning: Weekly demonstrations of processes, work in and out of class, two critiques

XI.            Course Requirements and Means of Evaluation:  Four main criteria will be addressed when grading prints at mid-term and at the final critique.  They are as follows:  time spent, artistic growth/craftsmanship, understanding of concepts, follow directions.  Attendance is vital and mandatory.  Students will reduce their grade by one letter with each unexcused absence.  Therefore, four unexcused absences result in automatic failure of the course. 

XII.            Clinical/Lab/Field-Based Experiences:  Students will receive credit for attending gallery openings, museums, or other approved experience.

XIII.            Addendum: Honor Code, Mission Statement, Matrix of Relevant Qualifications

XIV.            Assessment Measures for College-Wide Learning Outcomes:

Learner Outcome



1.  Use effectively the communication skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening.


Reading:  Students will read the, handouts and assignments

Speaking:  Students will participate in class discussions and critiques.

Listening: Students will attend class, participate in discussion of the lecture topics and exercises, and follow verbal instructions regarding homework, and other assignments.

5% of each student’s grade is based on participation in class discussion of current reading topics and of solutions to previously worked problems.

2. Recognize issues that effect social/political behavior in their historical and cultural perspective

Social, political, historical, cultural perspectives: Students will become aware that these perspectives are integral to art.  Printmakers addressing these issued will be studied

The students will have the opportunity to incorporate these issues in Printmaking I assignments.  Critiques would be the venue for articulating these ideas.

3. Appreciate the contributions of the arts and literature to life enrichment

Appreciation:  Students will see the work of other printmakers who have enriched the lives or others and themselves by viewing live work as well internet sources such as artstor.


Students have the opportunity to make up unexcused absences by attending an art opening or exhibit. 


Honor Code:  Students will need to write “pledged” on all assignments turned in for grading, indicating compliance with the code as follows: “I pledge, on my honor, to conduct myself with the foremost level of academic integrity”

Mission Statement: In keeping with the spirit of the liberal arts, Tennessee Wesleyan College seeks within the framework of the Judeo-Christian tradition to provide for students the highest quality educational experience, to promote personal responsibility, integrity, and purpose, and to prepare students for a life of leadership and service in an ever changing global community.

XV.            Date of Preparation/Revision: 12-8-10 By: Julie Jack

Matrix of Relevant Qualifications vs. Course Outcomes


Courses Taught


Expected Course Outcomes

Relevant Qualifications

Coursework in Masters


Work Experience



A 211 Printmaking I

A 212 Printmaking II

The Student will:

Learn basic screen printing techniques


Gain skill in repetitive action, rendering effective editions.


Gain a working knowledge of influential printmaker’s works.

TA in Printmaking, SAIC


Art Education: History and Philosophy of Education


Art History: Graduate Survey of Modern and Post-Modern Art


Grad Projects: Fiber, Printmaking, Sculpture


Studio time in Printmaking


Grad Seminars:

Environments and Installation, Theories of Representation


Have continued to create prints throughout my career.


Gallery internship at Miriam Perlman Gallery, Chicago, IL


“Making Personal Art” course taught by Hazel Belvo, Minneapolis College of Art and Design


Attended lecture by Dr. Charles Falco, Professor of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona, titled “Art, Optics and Human Vision”


Attended the

“Adobe Creative Suite Conference”Miami, FL


Faculty advisor at the Student Conference for Research and Creative Arts at the University of Houston at Clear Lake


“The Arkansas Review: A Journal of Delta Studies” published book review written about Mrs. Booth’s Garden, by Jack Kotz


Invited Russell Weedman to demonstrate solar printmaking at TWC

Have created and exhibited my prints for 20 + years


Taught Printmaking at TWC for 10 + years and at Judson College for 2 years