Introduction to Printmaking!

Today, children of the Thompson building visited the studio and were welcomed to a new printmaking provocation. Each child was presented a cardboard square with additional cardboard that they could cut into designs of their choosing. These shapes and designs were then secured to their squares using ‘paper-gum’ tape, a material that becomes sticky only when wet. Once we had created our “print-blocks”, we rolled printing ink on top and pressed down on paper in order to reveal our prints!!! You can really see how valuable it is to invite the children to explore these longer processes. The learning they display along the way is always SO inspiring!!!

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