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					Course information


VSAR 2059 (2007)

Screen printing




Course Coordinator: Sandra Simon
CONTENTS


Introduction

Course overview

Learning resources

Assessment

Feedback form

Course calendar (see inside back cover)

This Course information needs to be read in conjunction with Extra course
information available at: http://www.unisanet.unisa.edu.au/extracourseinformation/. It
can also be accessed from the course homepage.




INTRODUCTION



WELCOME


This course will introduce students to the basics of water based screen printing with
set projects which reflect a variety of screenprinting techniques and which encourage
the use of these in an individual, expressive manner.
Sandra Simon has spent her professional life as an artist/printmaker and university
lecturer in California, U.S.A. where she was co-owner of Magpie Studios, a
printmaking facility which ran workshops and did editioning for artists. She now
resides in Adelaide and continues to exhibit locally and internationally. During the
course she can be contacted by email.

Sandra Simon
Course Coordinator(s)

Location: Dorrit Black Building Level 5 room 19, Screen printing Studio for
Printmaking and Textiles.
Email: sandra.simon@unisa.edu.au
Telephone: Leave a message with John Homes Printmaking TO 83027000
John works in Printmaking on Mondays and Thursdays.


Course Coordinator homepage: **Click once and insert URL.**
Course homepage:
http://www.unisanet.unisa.edu.au/Courses/course.asp?Course=VSAR%202059
SCHOOL CONTACT DETAILS

University of South Australia
City West Campus
South Australian School of Art
K3-17
Kaurna Building
Fenn Place
North Terrace
Adelaide 5000

Telephone: (08) 8302 0380
Fax: (08) 8302 0670
Email: sasa@unisa.edu.au
COURSE OVERVIEW



COURSE STATEMENT
History and theory of the medium, screen preparation, use of direct/hand drawn and
indirect/photographic stencils, mixing of inks, printing surfaces, printing methodology,
editioning, and health and safety issues will be covered.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES AND GRADUATE QUALITIES
To provide students with the ability to (a) learn the basics of screen printing and (b)
produce artworks which explore the set topics using the medium of screenprinting.



PREREQUISITE(S)/ ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE
No Prerequisites.



TEACHING AND LEARNING ARRANGEMENTS
This course is taught through lectures, tutorials, reviews and practical
demonstrations.



UNIT VALUE OF COURSE
4.5 units = 58.5 hours contact time and 58.5 hours non-contact time – at
home/library/studio research for preparation, drawing, writing, etc.



GRADUATE QUALITIES PROFILE
The following table shows the proportion of UniSA Graduate Qualities applied to
assessment in this course.

 No.   Graduate quality                                               Unit weighting

  1    Body of knowledge                                              1.

  2    Lifelong learning                                              0.5

  3    Effective problem solving                                      1

  4    Work autonomously and collaboratively                          0.75

  5    Ethical action and social responsibility                       0.25

  6    Communicates effectively                                       0.75
  7    International perspectives                                 0.25

       Total                                                      4.5




LEARNING RESOURCES



TEXT(S)


You will need continual access to the following text(s) in order to complete this
course. The library will hold one copy of the nominated text books and therefore you
will need to acquire the book(s).

Suggested reading - these books are located in the main City-West collection.

Author:                  Hoskins, Steve.
Title:                   Water-based screenprinting
Call Number:             764.8 H826

Author:                  Adam, Robert.
Other Author(s):         Robertson, Carol.
Title:                   Screenprinting : the complete water-based
system
Call Number:             764.8 A195

Author:                  Faine, Brad.
Title:                   The complete guide to screenprinting
Call Number:             764.8 F162

Author:                  Johnson, Lois (Lois Marlene)
Other Author(s):         Stinnett, Hester.
                         Philadelphia Colleges of the Arts.
                         Printmaking Dept.
Conference Name:         Water-based Screenprinting Workshop (2nd :
1986 :
                      Philadelphia Colleges of the Arts)
Title:             Water-based inks : a screenprinting manual
for studio and classroom / Lois M. Johnson, Hester Stinnett.
Call Number:       764.8 J67.2

Author:                  Henning, Roni, 1939-
Title:                   Screenprinting : water-based techniques
Subject(s):              Serigraphy Technique.
Publisher:               New York : Watson-Guptill, 1994.
Call Number:             764.8 H517

Author:                  Saff, Donald, 1937-
Other Author(s):         Sacilotto, Deli,
Title:                   Screenprinting : history and process
Call Number:              764.8 S128

Video
Other Author(s):          British Broadcasting Corporation.

Title:                    Artists in print screenprinting. (VHS – 25
mins)
Location:                 City West AV Collection, Level 5.
Call Number:              AV
                          764.8 A791


OTHER RESOURCES AVAILABLE AT THE CITY WEST LIBRARY
PERIODICALS:

On Paper; Imprint; Printmaking Today; ArtNEWS,


COURSE HOMEPAGE

http://www.unisanet.unisa.edu.au/Courses/course.asp?Course=VSAR%202059




EXTRA COURSE INFORMATION
This booklet provides important information relevant to the study of all your courses.
This can be accessed at: http://www.unisanet.unisa.edu.au/extracourseinformation/
and from the course homepage.




ASSESSMENT



ASSESSMENT SUMMARY



 Form of assessment         Length     Weighting     Due date       Graduate
                                                                    Quality/Qualities
                                                                    being assessed

 Studio assignments         80%                                     Demonstrated
 plus back-up work                                                  practical
 accompanied by written                                             understanding of
 statement                                                          screen printing
                                                                    and image
                                                                      making as
                                                                      evidenced in the
                                                                      practical projects.

 Written research paper      10%                                      Demonstrated
                                                                      understanding of
                                                                      the artistic and
                                                                      theoretical
                                                                      aspects of
                                                                      screenprinting.

 Studio research as          10%                                      Demonstrated
 documented in journal,                                               ability to conduct
 sketchbook, resource                                                 practical and
 folder                                                               academic
                                                                      research in
                                                                      screenprinting.




Assessment criteria for this course are as follows:

       Conceptual development

       Formal qualities

       Technical aspects

       Problem solving

       Workload

       Depth of research

       Attendance/involvement

Quantity will be determined by the student in consultation with lecturers within the
context of the student’s studio research.. It is expected that the quantity of work will
reflect the time allocated to the 4.5 load.

There is no prerequisite for this course, however it is acknowledged that some
students will have previously acquired skills in Printmaking and this will be taken into
account. In order to pass this course, all requirements must be satisfactorily
completed.
Course Requirements

Project 1—Stencil Print - Pattern
Studio Project. Investigate the use of paper stencil in screenprinting. Start with one
colour prints and then investigate a multicoloured print.

Details of this project given in separate handout.

Marking criteria: inventiveness, exploration of materials, formal qualities, technical
aspects.


Project 2— Photo Emulsion - Urban/Suburban
Studio project. Understand the technique of light sensitive emulsion. The
theme/concept for the image is to be based on the urban/suburban landscape,
include 1 colour in the print.. Details of this project given in separate handout.

Marking criteria: inventiveness, formal qualities, technical aspects, strength of
concept

Feedback on this assignment will be provided on the Feedback form, a copy of which
is included at the back of this booklet.



Project 3 — Screenprint Monotype

Studio project. Exploring the spontaneous technique of painting directly onto the
screen, create three prints using a serial approach where each image is based on
the preceding one, Details of this project given in separate handout.

Marking criteria: concept, composition, inventiveness and technical resolution.

Choose one of the following

Project 4 - Politics, Prints and Text.

Studio Project, Produce prints with a political theme, include text. The matrix for the
print may include banners, flags, T-shirts/clothing etc as well as in the form of a
poster.

Marking criteria: concept, relationship between text and image, composition,
inventiveness, and technical resolution.

OR
Project 4 - Develop your own project.

You are given the freedom to develop your own project in screen printing with a
rationale, discuss with the lecturer in detail, prior to starting the project.

Marking criteria: concept, composition, inventiveness, and technical resolution.

Project 5 – Written Assignment Written essay (1000 words.) typewritten with a
bibliography on one of the following; evidence of library research, rather that relying
solely on the internet, must be evident.

A. Research a contemporary artist who uses screen printing in their work..

B. Screenprinting and the Political Message, research a political print
   group/organization which has used screenprints as their means of presenting
   their message to the world.

Marking criteria: clearly articulated concepts, ability to structure and develop ideas,
appropriate referencing.




IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT ALL ASSESSMENT
All students must adhere to the University of South Australia’s policies about
assessment. Key information can be found in the Assessment section of Extra
course information at: http://www.unisanet.unisa.edu.au/extracourseinformation/


Students with disabilities
Students with disabilities may be entitled to a variation or modification to standard
assessment arrangements. Policy for students with disabilities is available at:
http://www.unisanet.unisa.edu.au/learningconnection/student/defaultdisability.asp



VARIATIONS TO ASSESSMENT TASKS
Students may request a variance to assessment methods, tasks and timelines based
on medical, compassionate or religious observance grounds, or community services.
Such variations must be requested within the first two weeks of the course (or
equivalent for accelerated or intensive teaching). Alternative arrangements due to
unexpected circumstances should be discussed with the Course Coordinator as
required.
ACADEMIC INTEGRITY
The university is committed to academic integrity and has policies and procedures in
place to ensure academic integrity and manage academic misconduct for all
students.

Academic misconduct includes:

   Plagiarism (refer to 9.2.2 of the Assessment policies and procedures manual).

   Breaches of the examination procedures in Section 6: Examination Procedures
    of the Assessment policies and procedures manual, presentation of data with
    respect to laboratory work, field trips or other work that has been copied, falsified
    or in other ways improperly obtained.

   Inclusion of material in individual work that has involved significant assistance
    from another person, where such assistance is not expressly permitted in this
    booklet.

   Falsification or misrepresentation of academic records.

   Other actions that contravene the principles of academic integrity.

Students' work may be checked for plagiarism using a variety of means, including
text comparison software. Assignments checked electronically will be held in a
database for future matching processes.

More information about Academic integrity can be found in Section 9 of the
Assessment policies and procedures manual at:
http://www.unisa.edu.au/policies/manual/ or on the Learning Connection website at:
http://www.unisanet.unisa.edu.au/learningconnection/student/studying/integrity.asp



SUBMISSION AND RETURN OF ASSIGNMENTS
See above under Assessment details.

Refer also to Extra course information at:
http://www.unisanet.unisa.edu.au/extracourseinformation/

Note: information on submission and return of assignments in Extra course
information is very important. Please read it before submitting assignments.



EVALUATION OF THE COURSE
Students will be emailed direct link to the online evaluation of this course during the
latter part of Study Period 2, 2006..



Report any equipment failure to your screen lecturer Sandra Simon and the
Printmaking Studio Technical Officer, John Homes. Use the internal phone 20260.
FEEDBACK FORM


Course Coordinator—A copy of your feedback form needs to be included in this
space. Examples of feedback forms can be found at:
http://www.unisanet.unisa.edu.au/learn/learningconnection/?PATH=/Resources/PD-
OT/Assessment+feedback+forms/&default+Introduction.htm. Highlight and delete
this message.
COURSE CALENDAR—STUDY PERIOD 5, 2007


Week   Dates              Topic                             Assessment

  1    2327 July         Introduction to screen printing
                          and studio, screen preparation
                          and stencils.

                          Health and Safety issues.

  2    30 July3 August   Paper stencil techniques.
                          Project 1 – paper stencil

  3    610 August        Paper stencil

  4    1317 August       Photographic techniques.
                          Hand-drawn positive.

                          Project 2 – Urban, Suburban.

  5    2024 August       Photographic techniques

  6    2731 August       Paper and photographic prints     Census
                          studio work

  7    37 September      GROUP CRITIQUE

                          1 paper stencil print

                          1 photographic stencil print

  8    1014 September    Colour screenprint Monotype       Withdraw without Fail (W)

       1728 September    Teaching break (2 weeks)

  9    15 October        Holiday

  10   812 October       Project 4 – Political/Personal    Withdraw Fail

  11   1519 October      Political/personal

  12   2226 October      Essay due, studio work,           Essay due – returned at
                          tutorials                         assessment

  13   29 Oct2 Nov       Group Critique – Projects 3 & 4

       59 November       Teaching/Swot Vac

                          Preparation for assessment

       1216 November     Exam week
                          *Note End of Year
                          examinations commence
                          Saturday 10 November and
                          include Saturdays throughout
                          the exams period

                          Assessment

       1923 November     Exam week
                          *Note End of Year
                          examinations end Saturday 30

				
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