Visual Arts & Contemporary Craft

Young Collograph

Category Visual Arts & Contemporary Craft

Grades 1-4 (Half Day)

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

Through examination of Inuit prints, discussion and creation, your students gain an understanding of the printmaking process and insight into how Inuit artists draw inspiration from the world around them.

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 prints made by Inuit artists inspire your collograph print?

Program Objectives

By the end of the program, students will:

  • Discover the history of printmaking through the lens of Inuit culture
  • Explore shape, texture and pattern to create a relief printing plate
  • Produce several coloured relief prints

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