Bay Ridge Library Program

 Articles online that discuss the process of Printmaking or provide project ideas

http://nydamprintsblackandwhite.blogspot.com/2015/04/caldecott-books-with-printmaking.html?m=1  Award winning picture books that feature printmaking techniques

https://www.carlemuseum.org/making-art-tags/printmaking-kids ideas to do at home 

https://www.loc.gov/free-to-use/classic-childrens-books different definition of prints , but sooo much fun!!! 

https://artfulparent.com/printmaking-ideas-kids/ ideas to do at home 

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/old-illustrations-tell-secret-how-they-were-made-180949545/   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. 

https://printinghistory.org/timeline/ simply what it says, and good to have on hand 

https://www.artistsandillustrators.co.uk/how-to/family-art/281/how-to-illustrate-a-childrens-book more about what goes into making a picture book 
https://kinderart.com/art-lessons/printmaking/what-is-printmaking/  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 http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/948603186 

Little Big Books: Illustrations For Children’s Picture Books

http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/915670219

Reading Picture Books With Children

http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1104315953

Printmaking Unleashed: More than 50 Techniques for Expressive Mark Making

http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1023127306

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

http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/893102323

Books for kids, or to read with kids 

Johann Gutenberg and the Amazing Printing Press

http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1104790240

Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras

http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/950471875

What Do Illustrators Do?

http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/232880422

Go: A Kidd’s Guide to Graphic Design

http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/940726715

Arts & Crafts: Block Printing

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

http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/59906491

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

http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1054886484

Art Lab for Kids

http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/880953541

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.

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=printmaking+supplies&ref=nb_sb_noss_2

https://www.michaels.com/search?q=printmaking%20

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