Bound and Unbound: Relief Print in Book Form, Portfolio, Serial Image
This course will explore the use various techniques in relief printing—woodcut, linoleum, monoprint—to create original artist books or portfolios of prints. There will be demonstrations in both traditional hand-cut relief techniques as well as the use of digital cutting starting from Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator files. Color separation techniques and the use of overlapping color will be demonstrated. Students will have the option to create editions of each work or to work in a series of unique monoprints. Various bookbinding techniques and styles will be covered.