Visual Arts & Contemporary Craft

Lino Print

Category Visual Arts & Contemporary Craft

Grades 4-12 (full or half-day)

Curriculum Connections Visual Arts, Social Studies, History. Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian and World Studies, and French

Students draw on personal experience as inspiration to explore the process of relief printmaking and create a series of colourful prints.

Your students learn the techniques of relief printmaking using a soft linoleum block and create their own unique series of prints.

*New* Reduction Lino
Grades 5-12 (full day)
Challenge your students with our new Linoleum Reduction printmaking programme, where they create an edition of multicoloured images using a single block.

Key Inquiry Question: How does your experience with the print making process lead to a better understanding of the printed images we see daily?

Programme Objectives

By the end of the programme, students will:

  • Discover the history of printmaking through the examination of works by prominent artists
  • Explore carving techniques to produce line, texture, pattern and positive and negative space in printmaking
  • Demonstrate the safe use of lino carving tools to produce a printing block
  • Produce several coloured relief prints using a linoleum printing block

Extend your experience with a trip to the Museum of Inuit Art for an additional $1 per student.

Please click here to download a comprehensive Education Resource Kit prepared by Harbourfront Centre School Visits educators.

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