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Title of Scheme: Printmaking – Creating an etching of an insect on acetate – focusing anatomy of the wing formation No. of Lessons: 12

Total Time: 10 ½ Hours (1 double + 2 single per week over 4 weeks)

Group: 2nd years

No. of Pupils: 13


  • Develop skills to study and draw from observation
  • Design drawings for etchings
  • Demonstrate printmaking skills in etching
Overall Learning Outcomes for the Scheme:

  • Students will complete a drawing demonstrating an increased awareness of subject matter of insects describing the anatomy of wing formation
  • Pupils will use their drawings to decipher mark making techniques for etching
  • Examine work by specific artists such as Robert Hooke, Regina Silveria and Marianne Keating

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