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Re: Printmaking and Tessellations

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From: Betty Bowen (bbowen_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Apr 16 2004 - 07:44:27 PDT


If you glued them to plexi it would be easier to register.
Latex house paint works well with for printing off styrofoam plates, it
doesn't roll off.

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From: "Jim Ray" <jimstacyray@academicplanet.com>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <artsednet@lists.getty.edu>
Sent: Friday, April 16, 2004 8:53 AM
Subject: Printmaking and Tessellations

Hello, I was wanting to know if anyone has done a Printmaking assignment
using Tessellations. If I could know how you did the assignment, then I
would be grateful.
Because I need to squeeze in Printmaking before the end of the year and
thinking Tessellations would be a neat new idea.
I was thinking of using Styrofoam plates and cutting out a geometric shape
and then cutting out a tessellation and then glueing it to a hard surface
like cardboard or foamboard. Then drawing on the styrofoam with a pen to
create lines and textures.
But printing them in the right space seems a trick I will need to learn.

Please give me some suggestions.
James Ray

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