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Re: block printing ideas


From: Donald Arcement (arcement_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Apr 25 2003 - 18:52:47 PDT

Betty, please tell me more... I have never heard of rubber blocks for
monoprinting with markers!!!
I would like to know more about this process... even a reference would help!

Idus in southern Mississippi (about an hour from New Orleans)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Betty Bowen" <>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <>
Sent: Thursday, April 24, 2003 9:42 AM
Subject: Re: block printing ideas

> > I use those rubber blocks for monoprinting with markers.
> I do this too, it sure saves money and keeps the sharp tools in the
closet. I
> use Crayola markers, which are watercolor, and make a "damp pack" of
> Hawkins watercolor paper (which is a must-have in my classroom). They
> really well - by hand, not in the press, which would squish out the block
> much
> I use this to introduce making repeat patterns, and then we moved on to
> repeat pattern stencils. We just finished an awesome final repeat pattern
> project, which used four layers of 9" stencils.
> ---