A place to see what is happening in Fine Arts at Rocky Mountain School for the Gifted and Creative

Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Printmaking Development

Middle school students recently explored the printmaking center. Serigraph and reduction relief processes were introduced, resulting in some innovative designs. Some students spent time carefully planning the overlay of color and image, while others worked more intuitively, making discoveries along the way. THIS is what we needed all those styrofoam meat trays for! "Printing plates" are cut from the trays and scratched with various tools, producing positive/negative designs for printing. Students were offered ink in several colors and made these prints(pictured below) over two class periods.

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