THE RELEVANCE OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY TO THE 21ST CENTURY ARTIST IN NIGERIA AN EXPLORATION IN PRINTMAKING.

THE RELEVANCE OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY TO THE 21ST CENTURY ARTIST IN NIGERIA AN EXPLORATION IN PRINTMAKING.

ABSTRACT

Digital Technology has opened up new horizons of unexplored techniques and styles in printmaking. This development has no doubt expanded the creative scope of printmaking, which can be mobilized through computer graphics in combination with other traditional methods, an experience that is still on the cradle in Nigeria. Bearing this new scope of technology in mind, the researcher aim’s to explore and establish unique techniques and styles that can be harnessed from the combination of digital and traditional methods of printmaking. The result of the study will enhance knowledge by arousing the awareness in Artist on the new creative dimension of printmaking; in addition to that, it will provide a resource base for further exploration into the new scope of printmaking.