Course code: 800-001190

TAFE Statement in Basics in Lithography

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Overview About this course

Learn the rare art of lithography in this basic course. Receive specialised guidance on how to make a lithographic print. Gain skills in grinding a stone, drawing an image in lithographic ink, processing the stone and preparing it for print.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

During this course you'll learn to:

  • Prepare your own design

  • Understand the size requirements of the block you'll work on

  • Grind the stone to make it smooth and flat

  • Sett up equipment for lithographic printing

  • Learn the technical knowledge and details of the lithography process

  • Apply traditional stone lithography techniques, including transferring images onto stone, process images on stone and print images to produce a basic lithographic printed product in black ink

Course outcomes

You'll leave this course with:

  • A Certificate of Attendance

  • The skills to produce a basic lithographic print

  • A folio of images, which you can display in an exhibit or a book

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Personal Interest

Explore a hobby in a fun and supportive environment

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this course.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend you have:

  • An interest in lithography

  • Basic drawing skills are an advantage

  • Your own non-medical dust mask, sturdy covered shoes, rubber kitchen gloves (not thin disposable gloves) and an apron or clothes that will get messy

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Where can this course take you?

Study options

Pursue an interest or upskill in your chosen field with another course.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous work experience and study history. You may be able to use recognition of prior learning when applying for a course in the future. If you're successful, you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses can be made up of a combination of core and specialty units.

Core units consist of the knowledge you'll need to build key skills for success in your field, industry or hobby.

  • Basics in Lithography 800-001190A

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