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CAEL2053: Screen Printing: an Introduction

2024 unit information

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.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Sydney College of the Arts

Code CAEL2053
Academic unit Sydney College of the Arts
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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12 credit points at 1000-level from CAVA or 12 credit points at 1000 level from CASF
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None
Assumed knowledge:
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None

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 availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Intensive July 2024
Block mode Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

Modes of attendance (MoA)

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