8th Grade Printmaking

October 31st-November 2nd
We Study
El Dia De Los Muertos
Mexican
 Culture  

Design Study
Connect the design
subject matter to...
El Dia De Los Muertos...

Pop Art
   Andy Warhol  
"Art is what you can get away with. "


Campbell's Soup Cans

Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987)


Biography, Inspiration, Art Style

 
Choose a brand Name & logo
 Create your own series of prints

Linoleum Carving

Reversal of Lettering in Printmaking 

Use Bright "POP"  Colors 
(4 versions of the same Logo)
 
 
       

 
 



Chinese New Year
2010
Year of the Tiger
Students study the Chinese Zodiac 
the personified
 animals 
associated with
the extraordinary 
&
<--->---<---> beautiful holiday <---->----<---> 


8th Grade Printmaking Elective:
The Power of Printmaking  

Symbols in Culture

Adinkra Symbols
 

 Index of Symbols:
 
 
Students will mono-print
To create beautiful backgrounds
carving with E-Z Cut

to create Adinkra




In this class

Students will 

Experiment with various

printmaking tools

and methods...

Units

Mono-printing     

Stamp Printing    Stenciling      

 Reductive: Linoleum 

Additive: Layering

Etchings     

Silkscreen     

Experimental 

Check out an informative web site: 

On Printmaking

http://www.worldprintmakers.com/english/opm.htm 

Look up:

Definitions 

History

Techniques

Basic Terminology

Edition Information  




CARVING SAFETY

Students are required to wear gloves
AT ALL TIMES
When handling
& carving
with sharp tools




Experimenting with creating patterns

Half drop Pattern

Check out more pattern styles @
http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2005%20projects/art-repeatpattern/repeating%20patterns/pages/WhatIsPattern.htm

 

 
 
Nature Prints
Inspired By 
Georgia O'Keeffe'

 


Get Inspired by nature's simplest treasures
&
Print with various nature themes
 
Use  different medthods of printmaking, Painting & Drawing
 

 Other studies:

Taino Symbols & Signs

Self Portraits


Jasper Johns
 



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