Block printing is a popular unit for all ages. Rubbings, found objects, and cardboard plates are ideal for younger students, and lino blocks and reduction printing can challenge senior students. Here are step-by-step project plans and videos to help you. We’ve compiled some block printing projects and techniques for different age groups.
Block printing lesson plans using traditional and easy-cut lino.
Preliminary Techniques using cardboard instead of lino blocks.
Basic Block Print for younger grades.
More Advanced Printmaking
- The Mountains are Calling and I Must Go–Grades 10-12
- Lino Print Wandering Dog
- Block Print Creatures Great and Small
- Block Print Lonely Bird
- Block Print Reduction Print
- Block Print Sun Flow
These videos start with the basics and move to more complex and inspirational projects.
Kim Fjordbotten: The Paint Spot owner Kim Fjordbotten is passionate about helping artists use materials and make art. She is available as a speaker and educator for teachers and art associations. The Paint Spot offers exhibitions, classes, and beautiful art materials to inspire
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