Monday, March 28, 2011

Block Printing Grade Sheet

Here is the sheet to use for self evaluation of your work!!! Great job on the prints!

Thursday, March 24, 2011


Create an interesting visual reaction between two magazine images.... Look for what worked and use it again (only amplified) in the second version.

Monday, March 14, 2011

William Morris' Textile prints

Morris is well known for his organic designs, used in textiles, wall paper, ceramics and other decorative areas...
Look for ideas to apply to your block print design..


Let's combine out knowledge of shape and pattern with color, by creating a three color block print.

We  first need to design a pattern, which flows off each edge of the foam block and "connects" with a print of the same block on either side...

Here is the handout...
Follow this link to see examples of student prints from last year...

Wednesday, March 2, 2011


Let's make and image using well crafted lines with creative ideas...

Here's the handout and some samples of other kid's work

Detail of the drawing above- WOW!