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The Basics of Inks
Composition and Uses 1:24
Why Inks for the Art Classroom? 1:55
Tools and Materials
Types of Ink 2:58
Other Tools and Materials 1:41
Paper and Other Surfaces 2:41
Techniques and Processes
India Ink 3:32
Acrylic Ink 3:53
Non-Traditional Techniques 3:10
Teaching Inks to Students
Skill-Building Exercises 7:28
Project 1: Collage with Ink 2:27
Project 2: Sticky Note Monsters 4:01
Project 3: Illustrative Drawing 3:31
Management and Organization
Organization and Storage 2:53
Routines and Procedures 3:17
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
3 PD Hours
1 Explore a wide variety of inks as well as their different properties.
2 Discover techniques that engage students and facilitate development in their artmaking.
3 Learn the best management strategies for ordering, organizing, working with, and cleaning up inks.
Inks are a material that your students will love, and the possibilities for artmaking are seemingly endless! In this Pack, you’ll gain the confidence to introduce the basic techniques and beginning processes of working with inks. Discover specific tips for the materials and surfaces you’ll need, techniques that will engage your students, and how to keep your inks and related materials organized. You’ll finish off with dynamic project ideas that you’ll be able to immediately implement into your curriculum.
Connected K-12 Art Educator Framework Competencies
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
Lena Rodriguez is the High School Painting and Drawing Director at the Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy in Grand Prairie, Texas. Her teaching focuses on creating a positive culture within her studio, conducive to exploration and conceptualism.