Jun 04, 2023  
2021-22 UMM Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-22 UMM Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 217 - Papermaking I

This studio course will explore making paper by hand as a component for the making of edition of paper and images critical for the making of books.  In addition to the exploration of the cooking, beating, and sheet forming of fiber into paper, students will learn about the history of papermaking, the materials used in the history of writing and printing, and the aesthetics of material usage as it pertains to interpreting a specific written text or visual image.  The course will also involve a critical analysis of works of art and books using handmade paper and a comparative study of paper made from assorted fibers, historical and modern. 

Prerequisites: ART 101, ART 102, ART 106, or permission of instructor.

Course Typically Offered Summer only

Credits: 3