Visual Arts & Contemporary Craft

Collograph Printmaking

Category Visual Arts & Contemporary Craft

Grades 4-12 (full-day)

Curriculum Connections Visual Arts, Canadian and World Studies, Native Studies, Social Studies, French

Students will examine printed artwork by celebrated artists from around the world. They will discover texture through the art of collograph. Best of all, they will design, create and print a series of beautiful collograph prints.

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

Key Inquiry Question: How can historic works of art influence your collograph print?

Programme Objectives

By the end of the programme, students will:

  • Discover the history of printmaking through the examination of works by prominent artists
  • Explore shape, texture, pattern and positive and negative space in printmaking
  • Produce several colourful prints using a collograph relief printing plate

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