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Lesson Plans

Printing the fish

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Ckart (ckupcin)
Tue, 5 Jan 1999 11:27:18 -0600

Sue wrote:
>The biology teacher wants to try gyotaku, or fish printing. Never one
>to discourage integration, I need some hints. If anyone knows
>techniques, I would be thankful.

Both Nasco and Sax sell plastic replicas of fish for this, but of course
the biology teacher will want to use the real thing! Block printing ink is
used as well as foam brayer. However, Nasco also suggests experimenting
with tempera, acrylic, screen inks, etc.

Good luck


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