VAFA168 Papermaking/Pulp Painting (Experimental)
Department of The Arts: Arts Department Archive
- I. Course Number and Title
- VAFA168 Papermaking/Pulp Painting (Experimental) Course No Longer Offered
- II. Number of Credits
- 1 credit
- III. Number of Instructional Minutes
- 1125 minutes
- IV. Prerequisites
- V. Other Pertinent Information
- The student will work an equal amount of time outside of class each week in the Papermaking Studio or at home.
- VI. Catalog Course Description
- This class will explore image making in handmade paper. Students will develop images by using stencils to create layers of colored pulp. Topics covered include sheet formation, lamination, pigmenting, and a variety of pulp pouring and pulp painting techniques.
- VII. Required Course Content and Direction
Course Learning GoalsCourse Specific:
- Demonstrate knowledge of basic papermaking processes.
- Explore self-expression through the medium of pulp painting papermaking.
- Develop critical skills in evaluating their own work and that of their peers.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning ActivitiesStudents will explore the following:
- Papermaking terminology.
- Western fibers and techniques for sheet formation and pulp manipulation.
- Shaped and laminated sheets used as stencils.
- Fiber preparation through beating and pigmenting Western fibers.
- Equipment and materials used in papermaking, as well as suppliers.
- Painterly methods of applying layers of pulp through the use of paint brushes, syringes, squeeze bottles.
Assessment Methods for Course Learning GoalsNot applicable; this course is not in the Core curriculum.
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:Learning materials may include, but are not limited to: technical notes and handouts, books, slides, videos, digital media, audio, lectures, demonstrations, and field trips. See course format.
Review/Approval Date - Unavailable