AUTOPLAY
Styrofoam Relief Prints
6 steps
Hello!
What you’ll need
Styrofoam Plate
Paint
Scissors
Paintbrush
Pencils or Pen
Paper
Use scissors to cut a rectangle out of a Styrofoam plate. This will be your “printing plate”.
1. Use scissors to cut a rectangle out of a Styrofoam plate. This will be your “printing plate”.
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Using a pencil, press a design into your printing plate. Remember to write words backwards!
2. Using a pencil, press a design into your printing plate. Remember to write words backwards!
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Squeeze a small dot of paint onto a scrap piece of paper.
3. Squeeze a small dot of paint onto a scrap piece of paper.
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Apply one thin coat of paint to your printing plate. Too much paint will compromise your design.
4. Apply one thin coat of paint to your printing plate. Too much paint will compromise your design.
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Carefully lay the white piece of paper on top of your printing plate and evenly press.
5. Carefully lay the white piece of paper on top of your printing plate and evenly press.
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Gently lift one corner of your paper to reveal your final print.
6. Gently lift one corner of your paper to reveal your final print.
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