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An Overview of Etching
What is Etching? 1:27
A History of Etching 1:05
Artists to Use in the Classroom 1:11
Essential Materials and Ideas
Best Printing Materials 2:57
Best Surface Materials 2:23
Basic Etching Techniques 5:06
Inking and Wiping the Plate 3:44
Setting Up the Press 2:25
Preparing the Paper 2:17
Additional Options and Ideas 0:57
Lesson Ideas 1:24
Other Mixed Media 1:20
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
2 PD Hours
1 Investigate basic etching techniques.
2 Get to know the ideas and materials necessary for teaching chemical-free etching in your classroom.
3 Learn how to enhance etchings with chine collé.
Etching is a printmaking technique your students are sure to love, and this Pack has everything you will need to get them started. Join Greg as he guides you through the essential materials, techniques, and processes necessary to bring it into your classroom. Additionally, he will show you how to explore advanced techniques and ideas, such as chine collé, as well as offer suggestions to take your etching to the next level!
7. Media and Techniques
A. Selects best practices when teaching media and techniques to students
B. Scaffolds media and technique skills for students according to age and ability level
C. Designs opportunities for students to experiment with materials and skills
High School Art Teacher and PRO Facilitator
Gregory Padgett is an art teacher at Naperville Central High School in Illinois. He teaches drawing, ceramics, traditional photography, and filmmaking courses. He studies printmaking at Northern Illinois University and uses printmaking techniques like screenprinting, relief, and lithography in his own artwork.