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PRINTMAKING PATTERNS

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PRINTMAKING PATTERNS

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WHAT IS PRINTMAKING?Printmaking is an art form in which ink or other materials are transferred from a matrix (not THE Matrix) to a material like paper, fabric, wood, or stone. A wide variety of techniques can be used in printmaking, and this art is one of the oldest in the world.

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THE GREAT WAVE OFF KANAGAWA

Hokusai1830-1833

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WHAT WILL WE BE DOING?We will be

making MOTIFS from a

linoleum RELIEF.

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MOTIFA recurring subject, theme, idea, pattern, design, etc. in a literary, visual, or

musical piece; prevalent in Islamic architecture.

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RELIEFCould be one of two things:

When a piece of stone, wood, or other material’s background is cut in order to

give the impression that the subjects are raised.

The feeling Frodo felt when the ring and Sauron were finally destroyed.OR

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MATERIALS1

1. A Linoleum Block

2. V-shaped Linocutter or Gouge

3. Ink

4. Paper

5. Sketch paper for practice

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IMPORTANT DETAILS1. Your designs will be flipped, a mirror image of themselves!

2. Everything white on the printed image has been cut on the relief! Everything black on the printed image has not been cut on the relief!