Printmaking IV

Course Information
TitleΧΑΡΑΚΤΙΚΗ 4 / Printmaking IV
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolVisual and Applied Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorEmmanouil Giannadakis
Course ID280006919

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

Registered students: 6
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CΗARAKTIKĪSArtistic Spesialization4219

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • ΥΚΧΡ32 Printmaking III
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, students are expected to: • Possess the fundamental principles of the methodological nature of Lithography techniques, which include the stone-preparation, the drawing process and the technology of the materials, the individual in-between steps of stone-etching and the process of printing on papers or other compatible substrates. • Identify the metaplastic capabilities of lithography, as far as it concerns, the conception, the making and the construction of the image, whilst developing their own creative vocabulary. • Be able to manage preparation-time and multiple steps workshop guidelines individually and as a team. • Familiarize themselves with the printing processes and understand the proper use of relevant workshop equipment and tools. • 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
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • 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)
Introduction to Lithography via scheduled workshop projects of drawing studies which derive from observation and visual memory, as well as, from research that examines the historical footprint of Lithography as a means of dissemination of information, aesthetics and culture. During this semester, it is of great importance that students get initiated to the chemistry and alchemy of this magical process, while they reflect on the making objectives of a contemporary lithograph.
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 Work2107
Reading Assigment100.3
Artistic Workshop2107
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities40.1
Written assigments40.1
Artistic creation1083.6
group exhibitions40.1
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, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Artistic Performance (Formative, Summative)
  • group exhibitions (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Βιβλίο : ΕΛΛΗΝΟΜΟΥΣΕΙΟΝ ΤΟΜΟΣ Β, ΜΑΝΟΣ ΣΤΕΦΑΝΙΔΗΣ 2. Βιβλίο : Εικόνα–Mουσική–Kείμενο, Roland Barthes
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