Course Information
TitleΧΑΡΑΚΤΙΚΗ 4 / Printmaking IV
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolVisual and Applied Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorXenofon Sachinis
Course ID280006918

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

Registered students: 7
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CΗARAKTIKĪSArtistic Spesialization4219

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours5
Total Hours65
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
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
  • ΥΚΧΡ11 Printmaking I
  • ΥΚΧΡ21 Printmaking II
  • ΥΚΧΡ31 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
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • 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
  • Slide presentations
  • 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 Workshop57019
Artistic creation
Student Assessment
Evaluation of the quality of the technique and the interest of the plastic and visual thought as it is revealed by the works of the students
Student Assessment methods
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • αrt work
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
42827 Eλληνομουσείο, Τόμος Β, Μάνος Στεφανίδης 1531 Εικόνα-Μουσική -Κείμενο, Ρόλαντ Μπαρτ
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