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Ancient Greek Relief Print

Create a print utilizing ancient Greek designs and patterns.
An example of the ancient Greek inspired relief print made with this month's ARTventures lesson.
Shown are two views of a Greek amphora, circa 520 BCE, attributed to the so-called Dayton painter.

Featured Artwork: The so-called Dayton Painter (Greek, active 6th century BCE), Amphora, about 520 BCE, terra cotta with black figure style decoration. Museum purchase, 1963.84

Materials Needed:
• pencil
• eraser
• masking tape
• paper towels
• palette knife
• printmaking brayer
• plastic kitchen spoon
• newsprint paper, 9 x 12
• drawing paper, 4 x 6, 3-4 sheets
• styrofoam relief plate, 4 x 6
• plexiglass sheet, approx. 8 x 10, with taped edges
• water-soluble relief printmaking ink, black
• orange construction paper or cardstock, 6 x 9, approx. 5 sheets
• white oil pastel or crayon (optional)
• black marker (optional)

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