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Printmaking

 

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Here's a fun craft to make a home using paint, baking sheet, paper and your imagination. 

 

Supplies

  • Washable paint

  • Baking sheet or any flat, nonporous surface

  • Paper

  • Paint brush

  • Towel

 

How-To

Create at Home: Printmaking from metrolibrary on Vimeo.

 

Steps

  1. Add a thin layer of paint to back of baking sheet.
  2. Use paintbrush to spread paint.
  3. Create a design with your fingers. Use a towel to wipe fingers clean.
  4. Place paper on painted baking sheet and gently rub.
  5. Lift paper up to see your print!

Experiment with colors! Try mixing two colors to create a new one.

 

 

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Created by Chelsee, Children's Librarian at Downtown