Category Archives: Printing

Printmaking Window Art G7

CONGRATULATIONS grade 7 you have finished the final task for this year, and they look amazing. We began with a normal printmaking task inspired by owls. The reason I chose this theme was because we don’t have to worry about drawing … Continue reading

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Human Rights in G8

The grade 8 students have just completed their Human Rights printmaking unit, and I could not be happier with the results! Especially, considering the short time they had to do it. This unit was part of a Social Studies, Language … Continue reading

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G7 Printing Continues

Aren’t they stunning? The students are being encouraged to explore a variety of colour blends and special effects. They are also using a wide variety of papers. I have to say I am loving the transparent ones! They look stunning … Continue reading

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Printmaking in Grade 7

The Process Step 1: Research owls, collect photos of favourite owls. Step 2: Practise drawing the favourite into the sketchbook. Step 3: Analyze existing prints to see what is successful in a lino print. We discussed: contrast, balance, focal point, … Continue reading

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G8 iPad printmaking is complete.

The final printmaking is complete! Well done grade 8 they look fantastic. For more information about this task please scroll down to the previous post.

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Traditional Versus Digital Printing With iPads In Grade 8

My grade 8 students have been experimenting with printmaking techniques, collage and incorporating the iPads. Some students had never printed before so they had the theme of “nature” and explored a variety of techniques from printing with zip lock bags, hot … Continue reading

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Here Are Some Of The Most Amazing Prints

Considering the timeline I gave my students to create these I could not be happier. If only there was one more week to push them one step further with the iPads. Many of these I would be happy to keep … Continue reading

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