Students draw a fictional animal on newspaper, focusing on it's physical and personal characteristics. They make this into a printing plate and experiment with color and pattern in creating their own prints.
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WonderFoam Collagraph Prints
Experiment with your very own printmaking blocks using foam sheets! Your class can create a beautiful pattern on their stamp with various shapes, symmetrical or not. Printing these might resemble Italian or Spanish tile patterns, or a...
Pre-K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Image Transfer and Printmaking With Clay and Under Glazes
What a creative lesson! Learners make sushi dishes using printmaking methods. They use a variety of techniques including those involving under glazes and clay. There are instructions and pictures to make this process easy for both the...
2nd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Life in the Floating World: Ukiyo-e Prints And the Rise of the Merchant Class in Edo Period Japan
High schoolers examine famous woodblock prints of artists such as Hiroshige and Hokusai as primary documents to help them gain insight on Japanese history. They relate the woodblock images to the social hierarchy of the period.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Life in the Floating World: Ukiyo-e Prints and the Rise of the Merchant Class in Edo Period Japan
Students explore Jananese history through the use of the woodblock print called "ukiyo-e" prints. The audience attracted to the prints, their interests and tastes as well as how the prints reflected the life of the merchant class is the...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History