Printmaking offers alternate perspective on design process

A piece by Amanda Neely.

A piece by Amanda Neely.

By Lauren Robinson

Laura Terry is not unfamiliar with breaking the rules.

That is, she is knowledgeable of the classic art and traditional methods of printmaking. But rather than strictly adhering to those methods, she is experimenting with techniques made possible using machinery in the Fay Jones School’s design shop. She shared those techniques in her printmaking class, which she taught for the second time this spring.

When Terry first taught the class, she mostly stuck to traditional printmaking. But this spring, she developed the course so students could learn both traditional and non-traditional printmaking. Several examples of the students’ work are on display in the Smart Lobby of Vol Walker Hall this summer. Continue reading