PLANES, TRAINS and AUTOMOBILES – Printmaking

Children use a variety of vehicles as tools for printmaking as they create art using their imagination.

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PLANES, TRAINS and AUTOMOBILES – Printmaking

Supplies:

  • Crayola Marker and Watercolour Paper
  • 4 Cookie Sheets
  • 4 vehicles (e.g. Hot Wheels, Monster Truck, Train, Dinky Cars, etc.)
  • Crayola Washable Paint
 

Steps:

1
Step 1
  1. Put about 2 tablespoons each of 2 or 3 colours of paint on the cookie sheet.
2
Step 2
  1. Place some vehicles on the cookie sheet.
3
Step 3
  1. Drive the vehicles through the paint.
  2. Run the vehicle over the paper to make a print.
4
Step 4
  1. View the finished print with fresh eyes.
    - What happens when the colours overlap?
    - How are the lines the same?
    - How are the lines different?
    - What kind of sound would you make to go with this picture? Why?
    - What is your favourite line? Why?
    - If you were that line, how would you move? Why?