With a real fish, it is important to towel it dry. Things seem to get
slipperier with water based paint. Great project, don't be intimidated.
From: Ckart <ckupcin>
To: artsednet.edu <artsednet.edu>
Date: Tuesday, January 05, 1999 12:32 PM
Subject: Printing the fish
>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 > >Cheryl > > >