THE IMPORTANCE OF GRAPHIC PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP APPLICATIONS WITHIN THE CONTEMPORARY GRAPHIC DESIGN EDUCATION IN TURKEY
It attracts the attention that the courses of graphic printmaking workshop takes fewer places in the graphic design education curricula in comparison with the graphic design education in Europe. Isn’t is necessary to integrate the printmaking workshop applications in a way to be more useful in contemporary education curricula while we consider the printmaking applications as a plastic art effect which generate art supports the creativity and originality in graphic design and as a kind of laboratory environment?
In this paper, in graphic design education, the integration of the graphic printmaking workshop applications to today’s digital technology by their artistic feature of supporting the development of creativity and the advantages obtained as a result of this integration will be approached. There was targeted to discuss the factors which prevent the formation of creativity, originality, and design identity by examining traditional applications in the historical process.