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

Print making allows students to create multiple works of art in just one workshop. Discover the magic revealed through the printing process.

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

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

Programme Objectives

By the end of the programme, students will:

  • Discover the history of printmaking through the examination of works by prominent artisits
  • 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

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