Screen Printed Snowflake

2nd, 3rd and 4th grade worked on a second project in art this week and practiced the technique of screen printing. They each cut out a snowflake pattern, and transferred the design on to paper by pressing paint through a screen. In this case a thin piece of cloth stretched over an embroidery hoop. Firm pressure was needed to press the paint through the material. They were able to use the screen more than once to create several prints. While this technique is fairly messy and time consuming, I love seeing the enjoyment the children experience when they try out new art techniques 🙂

Ashlyn L.

Davis M.

Ava E.

Madeline L.

Connor B.

Isaiah S.

Kaleigh C.

Collin F.

Cami H.

Michael M.

Gabriel G.

Sophie S.

Benjamin L.

Ryan T.

Terrie B.

Hannah C.

Edie P.

Skye P.

Parker A.

About stephwheatley

Formerly from Britain, I have lived in the USA since 1989. My qualifications are in library science, but I've had a passion for all things artsy and crafty for as long as I can remember! I became the Primary Art Teacher at Shady Oak Christian School in 2009 and am thoroughly enjoying myself. I teach students at both Shady Oak Christian School and Shady Oak Primary School. It's wonderful to be able to share my passion at a place that believes in the importance of learning through creativity. Please check out the Shady Oak websites at http://www.shadyoak.net/ and http://www.shadyoakprimary.com/ to learn more about these unique schools located in Richmond, TX.
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