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.