Printmaking VI

Course Information
TitleΧΑΡΑΚΤΙΚΗ 6 / Printmaking VI
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolVisual and Applied Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorEmmanouil Giannadakis
Course ID280006923

Programme of Study: New PPS of School of Visual and Applied Arts (2014-today)

Registered students: 7
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CΗARAKTIKĪSArtistic Spesialization6322

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Total Hours65
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • ΥΚΧΡ52 Printmaking V
Learning Outcomes
Introduction to autographic and photographic Screenprinting through scheduled workshop projects, which include drawing studies that derive from observation and visual memory, as well as, from photography and manual/digital collage/design. During the 6th semester, lectures will take place with regards to a) the history of Screenprint and its inherent relation with the industry, advertisement and photography b) its autonomy, social-political implications c) how it “grafted” art movements, how it fuelled collectives and propagated ideologies of the 20th century; and according to all the above, ‘to end up’ claiming a dynamic place withing contemporary art practice and printmaking.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Upon completion of the course, students are expected to: • Possess the fundamental principles of autographic and photographic screenprint, including inductions into the technology of materials; image preparation steps, phototransfer processes and printing techniques. • Get inducted to processes and concepts of analogue and digital photography that determines the image transferring principles of Screenprint. • Expand their knowledge upon vector and bitmap design and printing software, as far as it concerns, the production of appropriate screenprint transparencies. • Be encouraged to research and investigate the history of screenprint in view of a constructive dialogue with contemporary art practice in Greece and abroad. • Get inducted to health & safety matters and workshop safety guidelines, as far as it concerns, individual use of specific tools and equipment.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
  • group exhibition
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Views are realized for the teaching of the course, usage of different design programs via the P.C. It is proposed to visit via internet big galleries, museums, etc. With controlled access of the students that are interested in using the computers that are in the Laboratory (1st floor of the Laboratory). The students use the e-mail as a direct means of communication and have access to the announcements of the laboratory, that are posted in the website of the Faculty.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work2006.7
Reading Assigment100.3
Artistic Workshop1966.5
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities40.1
Written assigments40.1
Artistic creation1966.5
group exhibitions80.3
Student Assessment
The works of the students are examined in the presence of all the students of the laboratory.
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Artistic Performance (Formative)
  • group exhibitions
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1.Βιβλίο : Η ωμότητα των πραγμάτων, Συλβεστερ Ντέιβιντ 2. Βιβλίο: ΤΕΧΝΗ ΚΑΙ ΟΠΤΙΚΗ ΑΝΤΙΛΗΨΗ., RUDOLF ARNHEIM
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