Printmaking Teacher Resources

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Flexi-Cut Collagraph Printmaking

For Teachers K - 8th
Young artists practice the process of collagraph relief printmaking. The results from this simple art lesson plan are stunningly beautiful! This is an easy to learn, and fun process for the students to engage in. Clear, easy-to-follow...
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WonderFoam Collagraph Prints

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
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...
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Printmaking

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Analyze the process of printmaking and explore how prints reflect an artist's view of society. After viewing and analyzing the prints of Elizabeth Catlett, class members create an inner tube and a linoleum block print. They then research...
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Embossed Prints

For Teachers K - 8th
Young artists create their own embossed prints. This technique is an extension of the printmaking process with unlimited texture and color. A printmaking press is required to apply pressure to the plateand make the paper stretch to...
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Flower Painting/Printmaking

For Teachers K - 2nd
Using old or donated flowers, little learners create flower prints. They discuss the colors found in nature, paint a background, and then create flowers for their pictures by dipping and pressing real flowers onto their paper. 
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Styrofoam Relief Prints

For Teachers K
Using Styrofoam trays, kindergartners carve and create their own prints. They create an image in the Styrofoam, ink it up, and then use it to create prints. It would be great to mention and show how ink blocks or block prints have been...
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Printmaking for Grades K-2

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars design and create their own stamps as well as practice the art of printmaking. They cut a variety of shapes from "Easy-cut foam" and glue them to a cardboard base to create their print.
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Life in the Floating World: Ukiyo-e Prints and the Rise of the Merchant Class in Edo Period Japan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers 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...
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Impressive Prints

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explore printmaking with a discussion and project. Pupils first view and talk about various examples of prints and cover positive and negative space. They then come up with fictional animals and make prints of their creature using...
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Sultan and Donovan Printmaking: The Collargraph

For Teachers 4th - 12th
As part of a study of printmaking, class members study the works of Tara Donovan and Donald Sulta. They go on to build a printing plate using glue, textured paper, and found objects.
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Reading Symbols

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Introduce your upper-elementary young scholars to printmaking. Class members view prints, select and research symbols in a piece, and create their own sets of prints using styrofoam trays. Pupils can wash off the paint on their trays to...
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Fish Prints

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
What do a dead fish, conservation, and paint have in common? The answer is a great lesson about fish anatomy, fun print making techniques, and unsustainable fishing practices. The class will start by making fish prints with a...
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Puzzle Prints

For Teachers K - 5th
Students explore the basic techniques of printmaking in this introductory lesson for the elementary Art classroom. Included with this lesson are ideas for successful implementation and step-by-step directions for the teacher with no...
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Linoleum Block Printmaking

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students create linoleum prints.
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Easy and Artistic Printmaking Using Mixed Media Materials

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners explore printmaking which began with the ancient Chinese who carved seals from stone, inked them and used the seals as identification symbols. They produce a print in this lesson.
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Fruit And Veggie Prints

For Teachers K - 6th
Students discover the art of printmaking and practice painting skills in this Art lesson for the elementary classroom. Paints, brushes, sponges, paint trays, and fruits and vegetables are all required to produce the prints in the art...
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Papier Colle Printmaking

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Papier Colle is a printmaking technique used by many famous artists, including Georges Braque and Henri Matisse. Have your class master this art using this fantastic resource. What a fun, new art technique to learn!
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Japanese Wood Block Prints

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students identify the four islands of Japan and the ancient history of Japan to discover when woodblock printmaking was developed. They complete the steps to create a woodblock print and demonstrate reverse imaging when printing....
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Printmaking

For Teachers 1st
First graders create their own printmaking design. In this printmaking activity, 1st graders draw a design into a piece of Styrofoam. They apply paint with a sprayer and transfer the picture to a piece of construction paper. 
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Bubble Wrap Prints

For Teachers K
Students explore bubble wrap, and create prints by painting on the bubble wrap, and pressing paper onto it.
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Easy Printmaking in the Classroom

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Students use styrofoam and cardboard to create prints. Students choose a theme and create designs and pictures on styrofoam and cardboard. Students also use construction paper, cardboard cylinder sections to make their art.
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Printmaking - Collagraph

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore art forms of graphic expression. They create and produce prints from a collograph printing plate of their own design. They perform steps to create an original print.
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Doorways/Printmaking

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils are introduced to the techniques used in printmaking along with the relief method and tessellation relationships to art. In groups, they examine a variety of architecture used throughout the Islamic culture. To end the lesson,...
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An Introduction to the Prints of Albrecht Durer

For Teachers K - 4th
Students develop stories using Albrecht Durer artworks and create an artwork using a simple printing technique. In this printmaking art lesson, students view and discuss 10 artwork examples and create stories for the pieces. Students...

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