BA 520 Printing I: Elements of Printing

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Catalog course description

Craft skills used in fine letterpress printing are introduced in a studio environment. Through a number of printing/publishing experiments and projects, students gain an understanding of the nature and interaction of printing types with inks and papers; learn fundamental terminology; and gain familiarity with the equipment. The emphasis is on setting type, letterpress printing, and basic typographic design. Miller.

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Instructor contact information

Steven K. Miller
Office: 507 Gorgas Library
Phone: 348-1525
stevemiller {at} bookarts {dot} ua {dot} edu

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Course number and section, and number of credit hours

BA 520 - 001. Three hours.

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Typically offered during which semesters

Fall Semester

Next offered

Fall Semester, 2008