In this guided printmaking lesson, students will learn art vocabulary around printmaking and carving. I teach through: tell, show, do, feedback (a method I learned in my time with Starbucks, a long time ago) I find that students learn in a variety of ways (hearing, seeing and doing). This practice allows every student to learn in their own unique way. I will teach the steps to creating a fun linoleum cut print from start to finish. Students may have time to add several color layers to their...
Florida VA standard VA.68.C.1.1 Apply a range of interests and contextual connections to influence the art-making and self-reflection processes.
I have my Bachelor's degree in Fine Art from FGCU and was an art teacher for four years. I love teaching drawing, painting and sculpture to learners of all ages.
Sketchbook of students choice (I'm using canson mixed media XL https://amzn.to/2Zg2j6J) pencil eraser ruler carving tools (https://amzn.to/2YlsIAW) printing ink or acrylic paint (https://amzn.to/317lkuG) brayers (https://amzn.to/312dfrb) linoleum (https://amzn.to/2AYsSVW) And a non-porous surface to roll ink out on, for this lesson aluminium foil will work. For students who want to invest in their printmaking they will want something longer lasting like acrylic sheets, glass or marble.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Because of the carving blades, parents may want to be present for safety reasons.