Visual Art: Printmaking with Erinna Law
This session will support teachers to:
- Provide ways to engage students at level 4 of the visual arts curriculum through printmaking covering the following achievement objectives:
- understanding the visual arts in context
- developing practical knowledge
- developing ideas as well as communicating and interpreting
- Explore simple printmaking techniques while enhancing both student and teacher wellbeing as they use their imagination and creativity to express their ideas
- Explore how the local environment could be utilised to support teaching of the visual arts curriculum
- Support the integration of cross curricula links.
All techniques demonstrated could be easily transferred into the classroom without the need for a printing press or expensive materials.
At the completion of the course participants will be able to:
- Understand how printmaking techniques can support the achievement of learning objectives within the Arts in the New Zealand Curriculum
- Develop confidence in the use of skills and techniques to teach printmaking
- Create their own mono prints, cyanotypes and eco prints as exemplars for their students
- Use their knowledge of artists and art history to inspire their students’ visual arts practice.