Talking Points: What is Collagraph?


A collection of imagery and sources designed to introduce children to the process of collagraph.

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Teacher’s Notes

A collagraph print is made from textured materials collaged together on a piece of card. Lots of materials can be used to make collagraphs including (but not limited to) sand, fabric, bubblewrap, string and cardboard.

The surface of the plate can also be cut away at or into to create different marks. 


Watch this video to find out about how printmaker Sinclair Ashman found his passion for collagraph.

One colour variation of the completed print

Collagraph by Suzie Mackenzie