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Mrs. Cardwell from Granite Falls NC is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Printmaking Center for Art Studio-Classroom

My students need basic printmaking materials and tools such as gelli print blocks, Inovart Printfoam for Block Printing, brayers, paint, and paper to print on.

  • $426 goal

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My Students

My students are amazing, smart, and creative. They deserve to have art in middle school that allows them to find their artistic passion while developing 21st century skills. Students look forward to having a creative outlet at school and in developing their skills in the visual arts. My students enter various art contests each year, some moving on to compete at the state level.

There is so much talent just waiting to be discovered!

My students have such creative ideas and a drive to discover and create. My students deserve so many more opportunities in this classroom than what myself or our school can provide!

My Project

We are in the process of transitioning from a traditional art classroom set up to a student choice based TAB (Teaching Artistic Behaviors) STEAM studio-classroom. In our studio-classroom, students are introduced to the tools, materials, techniques and styles of artists, through brief, whole-group lessons. Working as artists do in a community studio, students assume the role of artists, exploring their own ideas, interests and passions.

Opening a printmaking center in the studio-classroom would give students the opportunity to explore a new medium while creating new and exciting works of art.

To open a printmaking center we will need basic printmaking materials and tools. Students can create beautifully layered prints using gelli print blocks. They can carve drawings and designs to print into the Inovart Printfoam for Block Printing. They will need paint to print with, brayers (rollers) to apply the paint to the blocks for printing, and paper to print on. This new center would engage more students by allowing artists to have a larger variety of centers (mediums/materials) to choose from to create their work. Student work will soar to the next level with the addition of a printmaking center!

Mrs. Cardwell
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
40403-2009-Inovart Printfoam for Block Printing - Class Pack, 4 Assorted Sizes • Blick Art Materials $97.74 1 $97.74
37841-1000-Gel Press Printing Plate - 5" x 7" • Blick Art Materials $11.99 4 $47.96
00021-1009-Prang Ready-To-Use Tempera Paint - Set of 12, assorted colors, Pints • Blick Art Materials $36.95 1 $36.95
40122-1006-Inovart Pro-Roller Brayer - 6" • Blick Art Materials $14.50 2 $29.00
12440-1001-Decorative Paper - Assorted, 1 lb, • Blick Art Materials $13.59 2 $27.18
40122-1004-Inovart Pro-Roller Brayer - 4" • Blick Art Materials $11.47 2 $22.94
42906-1002-Wooden Inking Plate - 7-1/2" x 11-1/4", Melamine/Pine • Blick Art Materials $4.79 2 $9.58
10068-1021-Pacon Finger Paint Paper - 16" x 100 ft, White • Blick Art Materials $6.69 1 $6.69

Materials cost

$278.04

Vendor shipping charges

$27.80

State sales tax

$21.69

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.17

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$361.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.83

Total project goal

$425.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$425.53

9 Donors

-$314.01

Donations toward project cost

-$266.91

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.10

Matching donations from our partners

-$111.52

Match offers toward project cost

-$94.79

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.73

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$0.00

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