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Learn all about print. Facts, activities and projects for a wide range of age groups.


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What Is a Print?

http://www.moma.org/interactives/projects/2001/whatisaprint/flash.html Added: 20 May 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Reference

Flash based resource that looks at different forms of print making - etching, lithography, screenprinting, woodcutting. It references various artists and contains a useful glossary.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
Visual Arts

Strand: Print

Strand unit: Making Prints

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • experiment with more complex printmaking techniques
  • make prints for functional uses (as well as for their own sake)
  • use more complex print-making techniques to make theme-based or non-representational prints

Suggestions for use: Theory based. Some of the references could be too advanced for Primary needs but the basic information is good. Flash required so might not work with many devices.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Johannes Gutenberg

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johannes_Gutenberg Added: 20 May 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Learn about the man who made the first printing press. He was also credited with printing the world's first book using movable type - the Gutenberg Bible.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE History

Strand: Continuity & Change Over Time

Strand unit: Communications

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • identify examples of change and continuity in the ‘line of development’
  • identify the factors which may have caused or prevented change
  • refer to or use appropriate timelines
  • study aspects of social, artistic, technological and scientific developments over long periods

Suggestions for use: Straightforward notes - more for the teacher. Useful, though, as point of discussion in class.

JC
History

Strand: Reformation

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Printing Techniques

http://www.kinderart.com/printmaking/mono.shtml Added: 28 Jul 2005 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Contains guides to various printmaking techniques that are simple and easy to follow - for both teachers and children.

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How it maps to the curriculum

1-2
3-4
5-6
Visual Arts

Strand: Print

Suggestions for use: Step-by-step guide to monoprinting.

Strand: Print

Strand: Print

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Art Lesson: Shaving Cream Marbling

http://www.incredibleart.org/lessons/middle/marbling.htm Added: 20 May 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Lesson Plan

Lesson activity around paper marbeling. Step-by-step guide takes the teacher through the process and tips from users included towards the bottom of the page.

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How it maps to the curriculum

1-2
3-4
5-6
Visual Arts

Strand: Print

Strand unit: Making Prints

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • experiment with the effects that can be achieved with simple print-making techniques
  • use a variety of print-making techniques to make theme-based or non-representational prints

Suggestions for use: Materials required are specificed.

Strand: Print

Strand unit: Making Prints

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • experiment with a widening range of printmaking techniques
  • use a widening range of print-making techniques to make theme-based or non-representational prints

Suggestions for use: Materials required are specificed.

Strand: Print

Strand unit: Making Prints

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • experiment with more complex printmaking techniques
  • use more complex print-making techniques to make theme-based or non-representational prints

Suggestions for use: Materials required are specificed.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Silk Screen Printing

http://www.incredibleart.org/lessons/elem/Kathy-silk.htm Added: 20 May 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Lesson Plan

Lesson activity around silk screen printing which involves "pushing" ink through a screen over a stencil. A cloth or mesh is stretched over and fixed to a frame - the screen. Ink is then dragged across the screen with a stiff piece of rubber known as a squeegee. Clear directions included. (Contains some advertising.)

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How it maps to the curriculum

1-2
3-4
Visual Arts

Strand: Print

Strand unit: Making Prints

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • experiment with the effects that can be achieved with simple print-making techniques
  • use a variety of print-making techniques to make theme-based or non-representational prints

Suggestions for use: Materials required are specified.

Strand: Print

Strand unit: Making Prints

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • experiment with a widening range of printmaking techniques
  • use a widening range of print-making techniques to make theme-based or non-representational prints

Suggestions for use: Materials required are specified.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Lino Block Printing

http://www.kinderart.com/printmaking/lino.shtml Added: 14 Jul 2006 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Lesson Plan

This is an advanced printing lesson that involves etching a design from linoleum. Adult supervision is required.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
Visual Arts

Strand: Print

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Monoprinting: Street Scenes, Skylines (PDF)

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/6482/6284.pdf Added: 13 Apr 2010 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Lesson Plan

Ideas on how to present and develop monoprinting techniques based on street scenes and skylines. Includes description on activities, evaluation and ICT possibilities.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Visual Arts

Strand: Print

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Clúdach Sócúil do mo Leaba (PDF)

https://www.scoilnet.ie/uploads/resources/234/221.pdf Added: 13 Apr 2010 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Lesson Plan

Ideas on how to present and develop a class based on print. Includes description of activities, evaluation methods and ICT possibilities.

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How it maps to the curriculum

in
Visual Arts

Strand: Print

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

World Book Web

Printing

The process of printing allows people to make identical copies of texts and images by putting ink on paper. Printing began as a very slow procedure done by hand . . .

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