6-8 Experimental Printmaking with Erika Wolf: Lesson 1

LIVE on Tuesday, April 27th at 1:00pm

Program Description

Students will explore the surfaces, objects, and textures surrounding them as they go on a journey to uncover the many potential art prints that surround them. From tracing with crayons or colored pencils to making a stamp out of everyday household items, this lesson will expose students to the limitless potential artmaking tools that surround them every day. This lesson teaches visual arts standards while touching on science standards.

Printable Lesson Guides

Lesson 1 (English)


Recycled texture materials for experimentation such as bubble wrap and vegetable net bags, watercolor paint or pencils, paintbrush or sponge, paint palette, palette knife or popsicle sticks, pencil, cardboard or plastic work surface, thin cardboard, scissors, water container

Recommended: lace, leftover tea and coffee, eye dropper, ruler


This lesson touches on the following standards:

  • Visual Art Standards(s):
    • VA.2.CR2.6
    • VA.2.CR2.7
    • VA.2.CR2.8
    • VA.1.CR1.6
    • VA.1.CR1.7
    • VA.1.CR1.8