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About This Micro-Credential

pink color dripping from hand screen printing during printing tee shirt

Screen printing is a popular medium for creating multiple editions of fine art and textiles. Using traditional techniques, along with computer generated digital imagery, makes screen printing a versatile and diverse medium. This micro-credential enables learners to master the various techniques involved in screen printing. 

Emphasis is placed on the use of stencils, hand drawn elements, photo emulsion process, color registration and digital file creation.

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Skills You Will Gain

Screen Printing

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator

Color Theory

Problem-Solving

Collaborative Work

Art Presentation Skills

Learning Outcomes

  • Register prints using multiple color layers.
  • Explore and apply color theory.
  • Understand the process of editioning prints.
  • Speak critically about work in relation to contemporary art practices.
  • Develop strategies for creating personal imagery.
  • Present work professionally.
  • Work collaboratively as a group.
  • Develop problem-solving skills.
  • Understand how to create imagery using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Understand the basic principles and elements of good design.

Required Courses

  • ART 135 - Creating Visual Order
  • ARTR 375 Screen Printing (repeated three times)

Contact

Jennifer Bachner, PhD
Randel Plowman
plowmane@nku.edu
Screen Printing, First semester offered: Spring 2022

Micro-Credentials

Northern Kentucky University
Local: +1 (859) 572-5825
microcredentials@nku.edu