The majority of mass printing is produced by the lithographic process. It has the remarkable ability to reproduce all the subtle qualities of charcoal, pencil, ink, watercolor, and more. This innate characteristic is why so many artists over the years have chosen to work in lithography. Goya, Lautrec, Picasso, Rauschenberg, Johns and Bourgeois, to name a few. Lithography is a medium that readily lends itself equally to painting and drawing, as well as various digital and photographic media. This course will offer traditional hand-drawn and state-of-the-art methods in realizing multicolored, professionally printed editions or work resulting in unique monoprints. These will include the options to work with hand-drawn aluminum plates, Bavarian limestone, photographic plates or any combination of these techniques.