Visual Art: Printmaking

Professional development (PD) Auckland

Posted: 07 December 2021
Notice reference #: 1HARsD

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.

Learning outcomes:

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.

Events summary


25 February 2022 – 25 February 2022

Further information

Contact: Kohia Centre

 (09) 623 8977