WHAM! Paper Relief Sculptures

Grade Level 5-6, 7-8 Duration Classes are 46 minutes long. Project took 6 days from intro to end. Materials -construction paper -tempera paint -bubble wrap -paintbrushes or brayer to apply paint to bubble wrap -foam board cut into small pieces (to create a 3D, relief effect) -regular glue -hot glue -scissors -some used X-Acto knives […]

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Tips and tricks for linoleum printmaking

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Linoleum/relief printmaking can be a great project to include in your curriculum. I found my high school classes usually enjoyed relief printmaking and for students who enjoy processes, it can be especially rewarding. There are a lot of high-level thinking skills involved for students. For teachers, […]

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Lesson Instruction Presentation: Radial Print

This is a resource for teachers that walks through teaching all the aspects of the Radial Print Lesson. Click on the green text to see and download the PDF presentation for Radial Print Lesson Plan.

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Nature Themed Collagraph

Grade Level 7-8, 9-10 Duration 10 classes, 45 minutes Materials For making the collagraph plate: Thin cardboard (like cereal boxes), thicker card to mount on, corrugated card, string, hot glue, white glue, Shellac (to seal) For printing: water based inks in red, blue, yellow, brayer, plexiglass for inking, printing paper, printing press (alternative, use a […]

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Printmaking and Paper Quilts

Grade Level 9-10, 11-12 Duration 5-7 (90 min block) class periods Materials 3×6 or any size linoleum scraps, lino cutters, printing inks, colored papers, poster board, glue sticks, scissors, rulers and a small press is optional. Media Printing Lesson Objectives Use printmaking to create a unique “paper” quilt. Introductory Activity INTRO ACTIVITY: I was inspired […]

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