SparksMonoprints

Christopher Strider Cook edited this page Jun 8, 2015 · 1 revision

Monoprints

Monoprinting is a technique by which a single print is made with a plate.

Materials

Paint

Brushes

Baking Pans/Trays/Flat pieces of acrylic

paper

Instructions

'''Method 1'''

Paint colors onto the back side of a baking pan, or smooth side of a tray or plate. Using your finger or a cotton swab, draw an image in the paint. Lay a piece of paper over the tray, and press down firmly over the entire surface area. Remove the paper to see your image.

'''Method 2'''

Paint colors onto the back side of a baking pan, or smooth side of a tray or plate. Lay a piece of paper over the surface. Using a pencil, draw an image on the paper. Peel away the paper to reveal your image on the reverse side.

'''Method 3'''

Using a paintbrush, paint an image on the back side of a baking pan. Cover much of the surface area with paint. Lay a piece of paper over the image, and press down firmly with the palm of your hand. Peel away the paper to reveal your print.

Resources

http://www.kinderart.com/printmaking/mono.shtml


https://www.google.com/search?q=kids+monoprint&client=firefox-a&hs=XLX&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=2y4cUvHKDq2UjAKV2YHABQ&ved=0CDEQsAQ&biw=1400&bih=898

We did this activity with our 5yo Sparks, and it was a bit young for them. Good for the younger kids of the group, but I wouldn't do it with an older or more savvy group.

-- %BUBBLESIG{JessicaBest - 2014-03-31}%

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