This themepage includes information and activities on print and is aimed at primary level Visual Arts.
What is a print?Interactive exhibition of the four main printing processes.
Johannes Gutenberg Learn about the inventor of the Printing Press.
The History of PrintLearn about print processes through the ages.
The BibleThe first mass produced book was the Bible.
Britannica: How newspapers are printedLearn about printing process. (Available through Schools Broadband)
Britannica: PrintingThe different types of printing. (Available through Schools Broadband.)
Artists who printedA slideshow to look and respond to artists work.
Shaving Cream Marbling An exciting lesson to marble paper.
Silk Screen PrintingA comprehensive lesson on this sophisticated technique.
CrosswordComplete with solution.
Styrofoam printingA simple project to introduce pintmaking techniques.
A Dream as a themePrint making a response to this stimulus.
Living ArtA cross-curricular project in a Dublin school.
Illustrating using comicsProject done by an English school to print a comic about conservation.
The Diamond SutraRead about the first dated printed book.