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Re: printing project

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Gary Bogus (gbogus)
Mon, 8 Dec 1997 10:05:25 -0800

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Dear Laura,
About cheap printmaking projects: recycled styrofoam meat trays, or if you
spend a little money to waste somr resources, styrofoam dinner plates, make
easy relief prints. Just draw with ball point pens, or cut shapes and glue.
(If they are drawing, remember to tell them to use lots of texture, or the
print is very dark with a few lines. This is good process work, as they can
continue to "remove" space after each print.)

For really cheap prints, try mono printing right on the tables. I mark off
the size of the paper with masking tape and have them paint inside the tape
lines. Put the paper down and rub. They get a kick out of painting the
tables. Print up as much of the paint as possible, then wipe with a damp
sponge.


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