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3rd Grade Printmaking
Transcript of 3rd Grade Printmaking
What is printmaking?
left on paper with
by another object
such as a woodblock or Styrofoam plate. This block or
can be used to make a number of prints.
Starting to Print
The Art of Printing
..... with salt??
Adding SALT to our water colors creates a reaction and
causes the water in the paint to be absorbed by the
salt. This creates designs and textures in the paint
when it dries.
-process of making art through prints on paper
a mark made on a surface by something else
A small, hand-held rubber roller
used to spread printing ink evenly on
a surface before printing.
Coloring material composed of
pigment (color). Ink is usually thicker
than most paints, and has a slower
carved surface made from metal,
wood, or Styrofoam used with ink to
create an image transfer.
The actual picture the artist makes
from a printmaking process.
What you will need:
* Styrofoam plate
is a process of making art through prints on paper.
- created by
the fish and
over the inked surface . This art form developed in Japan as
a way for the angler to have proof that he caught the fish
and he could still eat it.
around the year 100 and was used as a form of
because of the fact that
could be made out of one
* Objects (like fish!) were
also printed by putting
directly on the fish. This way,
The fisherman could have proof that he caught a fish and still be able to eat it.
* During the 15th century, the
was invented. Paper would go through a giant roller and letters would be printed on it. Newspapers became very popular during this time.
is considered an
* Many artists specialize in
and design very detailed
. After the plates are inked, the design is pressed onto paper and makes an
What you need:
* Printing plate
* Foam brush
* Black paint (ink)
your plate with
an even layer of paint.
your paper first. Then
your paper in
press and rub your hand
over the back to make
on the bottom.
A device used by a fine art
printmaker to produce prints one copy at a time.
It applies pressure between a sheet of paper and an inked
Write your name on the back
Fold paper in half (hamburger style!)
Watercolor! (fill entire paper)
Sprinkle salt while paint is still wet
Put on drying racks
: Draw building design on paper
: Place paper over Styrofoam and trace
: Remove paper and trace over lines
again to make the grooves deeper
: Cut out building and put name on
the back with Sharpie
*** Add at