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 Articles online that discuss the process of Printmaking or provide project ideas  Award winning picture books that feature printmaking techniques ideas to do at home different definition of prints , but sooo much fun!!! ideas to do at home   this is more for grown ups, but I would like to include things for the whole family,this article shows the difference between types of printing. simply what it says, and good to have on hand more about what goes into making a picture book  even more ideas to do at home.

Books that you can look for to learn more about techniques. 

For Adults:  I am considering for Adults because of the advanced language used in the writing, or because the book also contains images that may not be suitable for children. However, they contain many beautiful images and children may enjoy looking through them as well.

Children’s Picturebooks: The Art of Visual Storytelling 

Little Big Books: Illustrations For Children’s Picture Books

Reading Picture Books With Children

Printmaking Unleashed: More than 50 Techniques for Expressive Mark Making

The Complete Printmaker (if you are super committed and want to learn more)

Books for kids, or to read with kids 

Johann Gutenberg and the Amazing Printing Press

Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras

What Do Illustrators Do?

Go: A Kidd’s Guide to Graphic Design

Arts & Crafts: Block Printing

(This is an old book, but it is very informative and simple to read)

Art for Kids: 26 Adventures in Drawing, Painting, Mixed Media and More

Art Lab for Kids

Printmaking supplies: For ease of searching I have supplied a link to Amazon and Michaels, but, please when ever possible, try to support small, local businesses. Many supplies can be adapted from items purchased at dollar stores.

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