Decalcomania: Glue Paint Symmetry Prints

Grade Level: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Special Education, K

"“Decalcomania” was a technique used by Surrealists to create impromptu paintings controlled largely by chance. Much like a Rorschach inkblot test, they would search for hidden imagery and develop it into a finished painting. This tidy and highly interactive process uses glue paint in a finger painting-style of application — without actually touching it. Looking for hidden images and contour lines in the print will fuel the imagination of a young Surrealist!"