Storytelling and Printmaking for ages 7 and up

I want to highlight two fun classes that will be begining next week taught by Meagen Grundberg.

STORYTELLING (tuesdays)
(every class will begin with 10 minutes of sketching time based on a weekly topic)

JAN 23 – Introduction to Illustration
After listening to a selected story, students will make 5 pencil drawings
that tell the story without words next, students will add color to add to the mood and detail of their story. Through examination of various picture books and single pictures with strong narratives students will choose a favorite story of theirs to illustrate with 5 pictures.

JAN 30 – Illustration 2 + Collage
Students begin by painting freely while listening to a selected story
next, students will paint an image based on but not described in the story and explore collage as a means of telling a story within a single picture

FEB 6 – Comics
After looking at examples, students will create autobiographical comic strips.Explain and create flip-books

FEB 13 – Finger/Sock Puppets
During this class we will also decide on what story to present in final puppet show.

FEB 20 – Shadow Puppets

FEB 27 – Dioramas using found natural objects

MAR 6 – Papier Mache Puppets

MAR 13 – Finish puppets

MAR 20 – Construct set and props

MAR 27 – Rehearse + present puppet show also produce illustrations/comics related to puppet show story

An Exploration of Print Making (thursdays)

JAN 25 – Vegetable and String Prints

FEB 1 – Stamps and Solar Prints

FEB 8 – Cardboard Stencils

FEB 15 – Styrofoam Prints

FEB 22 – Wax Reduction Prints

MAR 1 – Copper Etching

MAR 8 – Woodblock Prints

MAR 15 – Linocuts

MAR 22 – Silkscreen I

MAR 29 – Silkscreen 2

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