Media & Techniques

The Best Way to Apply Printing Ink

If your school mailbox is anything like mine, it’s often filled with art catalogs. I love perusing these for items for my classroom, but eventually, they start to eat up my storage space. Instead of tossing them into the recycling bin, I’ve stumbled across a great way to repurpose them during my printmaking units.

Check out the video to see how leftover magazines can streamline your printmaking process and keep student workspaces neater!

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Jennifer Borel

Jennifer Borel is one of AOEU’s Adjunct Instructors and Academic Advisors and a former AOEU Writer and elementary art educator. She runs her own photography business and is passionate about students exploring the medium.

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