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Essential Materials for Relief Printing
What is Relief Printing? 0:32
Best Options for Printing Materials 2:52
Why Teach Relief Printing? 1:04
Beginning Techniques with Relief Printing
Getting Started Using Stamps 5:33
Using Modeling Clay as a Stamping Medium 4:55
Simple Relief Printing Processes
Considering Foam Sheets 0:51
Using the Collagraph Process 1:16
Utilizing Foam Sheets as Printing Plates 6:16
Getting Started with Collagraphs 7:06
Other Options for Relief Printing
Testing Out the Art of Gyotaku 4:08
Clear Soft Cut Material Option 5:29
Creating with Traditional Soft Cut Material 3:43
Adding the Second Layer Print 3:06
Alternative Printing Ideas
Alternative Relief Printing Ideas 1:39
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
2 PD Hours
1 Learn how to get started with various printmaking supplies and materials.
2 Explore relief printmaking basics through a variety of printing plates.
3 Immediately add depth and interest to your printmaking curriculum.
The timeless technique of printmaking is a captivating medium for students of all ages. In this Learning Pack, survey a variety of approaches for introducing relief printing techniques. Discover simple tips and tricks to share with students as they dive into the world of brayers, barrens, and bench hooks. Gain specific ideas for practice activities and more advanced lessons all whileexploring best practices and innovative ideas in relief printmaking.
Connected Professional Art Educator Competencies
4.1 Utilizes and applies knowledge of various media effectively
4.2 Demonstrates willingness to expand content knowledge of media
4.3 Scaffolds instruction to provide a deeper understanding of art media
4.4 Utilizes and applies knowledge of various techniques and processes
4.5 Demonstrates willingness to expand content knowledge of techniques and processes
4.6 Scaffolds instruction to provide a deeper understanding of art techniques and processes
Connected National Visual Arts Standards
Anchor Standard #1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #3: Refine and complete artistic work.
PRO Facilitator and Elementary Art Teacher
Nic Hahn, an elementary art teacher in Minnesota, and she has worked as an instructor for AOE. She also authors the popular blog “Mini Matisse.” She enjoys sharing creative ideas and positive musings about teaching. Nic has worked with learners from preschoolers through adults and has discovered she loves teaching at all levels.