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Elsewhere: A New Art Technique to Try

Mark making


Fabric Printing with a Brayer

lots of great printing ideas with brayers/rolling pins here

Roy Lichtenstein making Ben-day Dots, the hallmark of his Pop-art. The Ben-Day dots printing technique dates to 1879. and Benjamin Henry Day, Jr. Ben-day overlay sheets were made in in a variety of sizes. Roy enlarged and exaggerated them in his paintings and sculptures.

Art for Small Hands: Printing Repeats - The children cut animal figures from styrofoam and print them repeatedly on collages made with tissue paper. For ages 9 to 13. Plan for 3 sessions. Look at the greats; no child is too young for art history. Look at the world; learning to make art is learning to see and find pleasure in details. Exploring Eric Carle.

Hashimoto's work is a fantastic inspiration for students and a great idea for a collaborative project.

Really great blog of easy projects to do with kids. Fantastic instructional videos. preschool - middle school art.