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Monoprint Color Mixing

Lesson Plan

Description

Students will explore mixing colors while creating monoprints. Students will utilize a gel printing plate or other monoprinting surface and employ natural or made items as stencils.

Level

Areas of Study

Collections

Lesson Objectives

Students will identify primary, secondary, and intermediate colors.

Students will explore how colors mix to make new tints, shades, and tones.

Students will explore the use of materials such as printing supplies.

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Teaching Strategies

  • Review the color wheel and how different colors can be created.
  • Introduce printmaking and monoprinting.
  • Demonstrate the process of using the gel printing plate to make monoprints.
  • Demonstrate how to explore color mixing on the gel printing plates.

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National Standards


Create

Demonstrate openness in trying new ideas, materials, methods, and approaches in making works of art and design.

6.VA:Cr2.1

Demonstrate quality craftsmanship through care for and use of materials, tools, and equipment.

5.VA:Cr2.2

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Time Requirements

Teacher Prep Time

20 minutes

Demonstration Time

30 minutes

Student Studio Time

2 hours

Supplies and Materials

  • 9” x 12” medium-weight white paper
  • Gelli plate or other monoprint surface
  • Acrylic paint
  • Brayer
  • Natural elements that are flat, such as leaves
  • Stencils
  • Newsprint or old telephone books/magazines
  • Baby wipes or damp rags

National Standards


Create

Demonstrate openness in trying new ideas, materials, methods, and approaches in making works of art and design.

6.VA:Cr2.1

Demonstrate quality craftsmanship through care for and use of materials, tools, and equipment.

5.VA:Cr2.2

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Steps

Gather Supplies

Gather a gel printing plate (alternatively, a different monoprint surface can be used), acrylic paint, brayer, paper, and objects to create designs in the paint.

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Instructional Materials

Reference

Expanded Color Wheel

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Basic Printmaking Vocabulary

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Conveying a Message

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Formative

Color Theory Pre-Test

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Color Mixing Pre-Test

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