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CLIP 4871

The magic of print

The magic of print

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Key Info
  • The magic of print
  • Adrienne Craddock uses a magic trick to reveal the story behind her etchings. Symbolism within her work is influenced by mythology. When showing Etching process Craddock employs loose sketches and explains the full process very well. Including drawing on metal, using an etching needle, covering the plate with ink, and putting the plate through a press to produce her final print.
  • Subject:

    Art and Design



  • Keywords: story, illustration, sketch, press, myth, etch, creature, animal, narrative
Ideas for use in class
  • The complete process of creating a print is demonstrated. Instead of metal, use linoleum as a cheaper alternative in the classroom. Learners have the opportunity to produce an illustration responding to a book with potential links to English or literacy.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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