Art and Design KS1 / KS2: Printmaking with different materials

Artist Emma Majury demonstrates some simple printing techniques using widely available materials.

Artist Emma Majury demonstrates how to print Egyptian hieroglyphs using foam, potatoes, card and impressed clay to create different effects and colour combinations.

She also showcases a range of basic printing materials that could be used in a classroom environment.

This is from the series: Schools A&D clips

Teacher Notes

After watching this clip you could get your class to create a beginner’s guide to printing, starting with potato prints, before moving on to slightly more advanced paper printing techniques.

Curriculum Notes

This clip is suitable for teaching Art and Design at KS1 and KS2 in England, Foundation and KS2 in Wales, Foundation KS1 and KS2 in Northern Ireland and Early and 1st Level, 2nd Level in Scotland.

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