One of the simplest forms of printmaking, collographs are made using textural elements to create an image. The textural ‘plate’ is then inked up and passed through a press, so the image is then transferred onto paper and becomes a
We had three real (but not live) fishies to study for these watercolour paintings, a Rainbow Trout, a Red Spot Whiting and a Mackerel. We experimented with wet paper and dry paper to see how that affected the paint.
The kids created their own puppet theatres using black cardboard and semi transparent plastic sheets from up-cycled office filing envelopes. They had their own narratives depending on the characters they chose, many being Pokemon inspired for some reason!