Train Hands, Eyes & Mind

Begin with the basic lines. Printing basic lines lays the groundwork for all of the activities. Practicing these lines and inventing and naming one’s own lines, trains hands, eyes and minds to work together.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Printing basic lines introduces:
  • The importance of  hand orientation, placement  and spacing
  • Familiarity with the process of printing
  • What it means to make a clear print
  • The idea of repetition
  • A line vocabulary
  • Awareness of different kinds of lines
  • The process of teaching & learning

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Vertical/Horizontal

Diagonal

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Smooshing

Teaching & Learning

Common Lines

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