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Re: block printing ideas

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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!

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

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From: "Betty Bowen" <bbowen@cushingms.k12.ok.us>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <artsednet@lists.getty.edu>
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
Molly
> Hawkins watercolor paper (which is a must-have in my classroom). They
print
> really well - by hand, not in the press, which would squish out the block
too
> much
>
> I use this to introduce making repeat patterns, and then we moved on to
making
> repeat pattern stencils. We just finished an awesome final repeat pattern
> project, which used four layers of 9" stencils.
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