Safe & Simple Printmaking at KS1 & 2
How to integrate a range of print-making techniques into cross-year curriculum planning to enrich the artistic output of the whole school.
This course offers both primary art co-ordinators and non-specialist primary staff in Waltham Forest Schools an in-depth opportunity to develop new practical skills and shows how to integrate these into cross-year curriculum planning to enrich the artistic output of the whole school.
The course is led by artist printmaker Anna Alcock, Director of Inky Cuttlefish Studios Walthamstow, BA Fine Art (Hons) and MA Printmaking, has delivered workshops to all ages for over 15 years.
1) To build teachers’ confidence in using printmaking and managing this exciting and creative process in the classroom.
2) To demonstrate how to use printmaking to teach a variety of key art skills and curriculum topics.
3) To introduce a range of safe and simple printmaking techniques (no sharp cutting tools) that could be used age-appropriately across years 1-6 and which cumulatively would add complexity and build skills.
4) To show how artists can inspire the children’s creativity through printmaking, notably William Morris and his circle but also modern artists such as Picasso, Andy Warhol and British printmakers such as William Blake and Peter Blake
5) To explore and share effective models of cross year curriculum planning for Art & Design.