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Re: Printmaking and Tessellations


From: Woody Duncan (wduncan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Apr 21 2004 - 17:44:57 PDT

Yes, I did it years ago and a teacher at our high school is
doing it now.
                                        Woody in KC

Jim Ray wrote:
> 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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