Printmaking Elementary II

Course Information
TitleΣΤΟΙΧΕΙΑ ΧΑΡΑΚΤΙΚΗΣ 2 / Printmaking Elementary II
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolVisual and Applied Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorXenofon Sachinis
Course ID280006698

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

Registered students: 105
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
ZŌGRAFIKĪSArtistic Spesialization213
GLYPTIKĪSArtistic Spesialization213

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • French (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • ΥΚΧΑ11 Printmaking Elementary I
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, students are expected to: • Understand the fundamental principles of the basic Etchings techniques, like Hard Ground and Aquatint, by participating in projects of line and tonal etching on zinc/copper/steel plates or on any other compatible substrate using specialised acids and tools. • Be confident to execute a series of single and multiple-plate b&w and colour prints on specialised etching papers. • Identify the metaplastic capabilities of intaglio etching as far as it concerns the conception and manipulation of an image, on the basis of developing a distinctive fine art vocabulary. • Be familiar with the printing processes and understand the right use of relevant workshop equipment and Intaglio tools. • Understand the concept and the notion of the multiple and the significance of image reproduction by running small size print-editions. • Get inducted to health & safety matters and workshop safety guidelines, as far as it concerns, individual use of specific tools and equipment.
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
  • Generate new research ideas
  • 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)
In this course students get introduced further on the aesthetics of Printmaking through lectures. They get inducted into Etching processes through a series of scheduled workshop projects which are based on drawing studies of observation as well as visual memory.
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
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
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Artistic Workshop903
Student Assessment
Evaluation of the perception of the Etcing praxis on metal plates
Student Assessment methods
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
112145 Διάλογοι περί Χαρακτικής και άλλων Τινών Εκτυπώσεων, Ξενής Σαχίνης 43905 Έλληνες Χαράκτες στον Εικοστό Αιώνα, Οράτη Ειρήνη, Παπίδης άρης, Τσούργιαννη Δέσποινα
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