Paint & Print

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Gr. 4 - 6

90 minutes

Paint, Printmaking

$14/student*

Paint & Print

ArtVentures' most popular program!​

In this mixed media project, students experiment with a variety of watercolour  techniques and use a relief printmaking method to create a beautifully

layered landscape.

Tip: For a ready-to-gift masterpiece, add on a picture frame for an additional fee of $5/student.

Please note the cost of the frame is not eligible for the 10% multi-class discount.

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POS Connections: Art Level 2


Component 4: Students will perfect forms and develop more realistic treatments. E. Landscapes can show middle ground, background and foreground. F. Size variations among objects give the illusion of depth. Component 6: Students will refine surface qualities of objects and forms. A. Texture can be represented from a range of different studio techniques. B. Colour can be made to appear dull or bright. D. By increasing details in the foreground the illusion of depth and reality can be enhanced. Component 9: Students will improve compositions by refining, rehearsing and critiquing. A. Refinement of forms and surface qualities is necessary to give a finished appearance to a composition. B. Rehearsals and ongoing critiques should be scheduled to improve composing skills. Component 10 (i), 3: Students will decorate items personally created. A. Details, patterns or textures can be added to two-dimensional works. Component 10 (i), 5: Students will create an original composition, object or space based on supplied motivation. Component 10 (ii): Students will develop themes, with an emphasis on social concerns, based on: B. Environments and places Component 10 (iii): Students will use media and techniques, with an emphasis on more indirect complex procedures and effects in drawing, painting, print making, sculpture, fabric arts, photography and technographic arts. B. Painting

  • Extend brush skills and further experimentation with the medium so as to achieve special effects such as textures.
  • Be introduced to water colour.
  • Mix paints to show intensity of colour.
  • Continue to use paint in combination with other media and techniques.
  • Apply washes using water colour.
  • Use preliminary sketches as the basis for a painting, as well as painting directly.
C. Print Making
  • Further explore print-making materials and their uses and effects.
  • Make relief prints
  • Make monoprints
  • Continue using print-making techniques learned in other grades.
  • Apply print-making techniques to compositions
The Program of Studies for Art (1-6).




POS Connections: Art Level 3


Component 8: Students will create unity by integrating the parts of a composition into the whole. B. Foreground to background movement keeps the interest within a composition. D. Attention should be given to well-distributed negative space, as well as to the balance of positive forms. E. Interesting negative space complements and binds the positive areas into an harmonious whole. F. Pervasive colour, texture or tone can unify a composition, as from an overall wash of paint, a glaze, a textural additive, a surface treatment, or the like. Component 9: Students will perfect images through economical use of material and efficiency of effort. Component 10 (i), 2: Students will illustrate or tell a story. A. A narrative can be retold or interpreted visually. B. An original story can be created visually. Component 10 (i), 3: Students will decorate items personally created. A. Details, patterns or textures can be added to two-dimensional works. Component 10 (i), 5: Students will create an original composition, object or space based on supplied motivation. Component 10 (ii): Students will develop themes, with an emphasis on global awareness, based on: B. Environments and places Component 10 (iii): Students will use media and techniques, with an emphasis on more indirect complex procedures and effects in drawing, painting, print making, sculpture, fabric arts, photography and technographic arts. B. Painting:

  • Continue to strive for more sophistication in brush skills by using techniques learned in earlier years.
  • Continue to paint, using experimental methods including without a brush.
  • Continue working with tempera paint or tempera paint thickened with additives, such as liquid laundry starch, fabric softener, wallpaper paste and water colour, and be introduced to acrylic.
  • Mix and use colour tones to achieve perspective.
  • Use analogous colours, colours close to each other on the colour wheel, to harmonize the colours of the composition.
  • Continue to use paint in combination with other media and techniques.
  • Use washes under and over painted images to indicate colour value from light to dark, and simulate depth of field.
  • Create impasto effects.
C. Print Making:
  • Further explore print-making materials and their uses and effects.
  • Continue to use print-making techniques learned in lower grades.
  • Make prints by using incised (carved or indented) surfaces
  • Apply printing techniques to composition, including block-out techniques, combination of types of printing, and use of more than one colour
The Program of Studies for Art (1-6).




What is Included?


Your program fee covers the cost of:

  • A professional artist or art educator to facilitate your program
  • Table covers & aprons
  • All supplies and materials required for project creation
  • A Teacher Checklist PDF to help you prepare for your upcoming in-school fieldtrip
  • A prepared letter to send home to parents interested in volunteering as Artist Assistants




Adult Helpers


Please invite adult helpers into your classroom to act as Artist Assistants for this program. For Gr. 4, please plan to have three or four Artist Assistants; for Gr. 5-6, one or two Artist Assistants. Artist Assistants will be asked to:

  • Arrive 5-10 minutes before the scheduled start time
  • Assist with refreshing and distributing materials
  • Encourage creative risk taking
  • Ensure art materials are being used respectfully
  • Set phones to silent for duration of the program
Please note taking videos of program delivery is prohibited. Photos are fine.




Run Time


Programs run approximately 90 minutes and are scheduled for 9:30-11:00AM, or 12:30-2:00PM. Please allow for up to 15 minutes over or under anticipated run time. ArtVentures in-school fieldtrips do not break for recess.




*Am I Eligible for a Discount?


The regular class rate is $14/student (price based on a minimum class size of 20 students). However, when multiple classes book the same program to take place consecutively in one classroom, a 10% multi-class discount is automatically applied to your invoice!




Cancellation Policy


In the event you need to cancel or reschedule your program, we require 2 weeks notice in writing to emma@artventures.ca . No fee will be charged, provided this requirement is met. Less than two weeks notice for a program cancellation or reschedule will result in a $50 fee. If less than 48 hours is provided for a cancelled or rescheduled program, the full program fee will be charged.




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