Friday, April 8, 2011

Scenes from a fairy tale

Hansel and Gretel, made by students of grade 6
You need:

  1. piece of linoleum of 15 by 15 cm

  2. drawing sheets A4 size

  3. lino knives

  4. block printing ink

  5. flat piece of glass

  6. linoleum roller

  7. lino press

  8. white paper A2 size

  9. scissors

  10. glue

I got the idea for this lesson from Artlessons from Belgium. This is a group assignment for four students.

Every group of students chooses a fairytale that has to be represented in images. They discuss the most important parts and each students cuts one scene out of linoleum. After printing the scenes, they paste them in the right order to create a fairytale cartoon. Use letter stamps to print the name of the story above.

I chose to let all students print their part of the fairytale four times. The best print is for yourself. Each student gets one print of the other three group members, so every student has his own cartoon.

The princess on the pea