Monotype and Screen Printing

The stamp is a printing process used to obtain a design. In this activity we have contrasted 2 types of stamping: monotype and screen printing.

The Monotype is so called because of each print you get only one (mono-type) print of good quality. Usually, the monotype is made with a metal plate on which it is painted and then an impression is made on the paper.

We, have chosen to line the table with industrial bags and let each child paint there. In this way, you can draw, print and clean to start over.

Here you can see some of the drawings they made: the negative and the positive.

 

                

                

 

Serigraphy, instead, is a process with which you can print a series of stamps of the same design.

Children cut out shapes on the sheets and then color the cropped shape on another sheet, and the result looks like this:

 

             

 

 

 

 

 

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