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Introduction 0:26

Essential Materials for Getting Started

What is Transfer Printing 1:20

Supplies Needed for Transfer Printing 0:45

Beginning Printing Processes

Oil Pastel Basic Transfer 3:56

Intermediate Printing Processes

Using Solvents to Transfer 4:54

Using Gel Mediums to Transfer 4:27

Beginning Projects

Oil Pastel Kimono Lesson 3:27

Oil Pastel Transfer Drawing 3:33

Additional Beginning Projects

Marker Transfer Prints 5:00

Robot Paint Transfer 3:45

Advanced Techniques with Transfer Printing

Clay and Glaze Transfers 4:22

Wood Transfers 5:44


Conclusion 0:22

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Transfer Printing

2 PD Hours

  • 1 Learn how to get started with various transfer print supplies and materials.

  • 2 Explore transfer printmaking basics and dive deeper into advanced methods and techniques.

  • 3 Immediately add innovative and unique approaches to your printmaking curriculum.

Transfer printmaking is a fascinating approach for students of all ages. In this Learning Pack, survey a variety of approaches for introducing transfer printing. Discover simple tips and tricks to share with students as they dive into the world of packing tape, oil pastel and solvent transfer prints. Gain specific ideas for practice activities and more advanced lessons all while exploring best practices and innovative ideas in transfer printing.

Connected National Visual Arts Standards:
Anchor Standard #1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #3: Refine and complete artistic work.

Nic Hahn

Nic Hahn

PRO Facilitator and Elementary Art Teacher

Nic Hahn, an elementary art teacher in Minnesota, and she has worked as an instructor for AOE. She also authors the popular blog “Mini Matisse.” She enjoys sharing creative ideas and positive musings about teaching. Nic has worked with learners from preschoolers through adults and has discovered she loves teaching at all levels.


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