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Unit of study_

CAEL2053: Screen Printing: an Introduction

This unit of study introduces you to screen printing and its broad application across media. The unit explores the technical basics of this process through various projects. It provides for the development and enhancement of critical skills through group and individual tutorials and critiques and the acquisition of technical knowledge required to independently access and use the Printmedia studio facilities.

Code CAEL2053
Academic unit Sydney College of the Arts
Credit points 6
12 credit points at 1000-level from CAVA or 12 credit points at 1000 level from CASF

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Demonstrate a good understanding of the necessary steps for producing basic screen prints. This includes creating positives, use of photo-sensitive emulsion, screen exposure and wash out
  • LO2. Have developed a critical understanding of the screen print process and its contextual use in contemporary art
  • LO3. Demonstrate problem solving skills and independent thinking through their use of the medium to create contemporary artworks
  • LO4. Apply acquired knowledge in the creation of artwork that reflects a critical engagement with existing creative practice

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.