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Fish printing, or Gyotaku, incorporates science (fish diversity, anatomy, ecology), art (create colorful paintings, note cards, displays), math (measure and count fins, proportions, count fin rays), reading (use with stories about aquatic environments) and creative writing (write fact or fiction about the fish prints). All ages and abilities can enjoy creating beautiful, unique, artistic prints. We offer a wide selection of both fresh and saltwater species.

  Alphabetical Listing of all Fish Replicas
This section features a complete listing of all of the fish printing replicas we offer in alphabetical order. These replicas are made from flexible vinyl for making perfect fish prints. No odor or waste as occurs when using real fish. Simply wash off after each use and these tough replicas will last for many years.
  Freshwater Fish Replicas
This section features a complete listing of all of the freshwater species of fish available for making fish prints or Gyotaku art.
  Saltwater Fish Replicas
This section features a complete listing of all of the saltwater species of fish available for making fish prints or Gyotaku art.
  Fish Printing Kits
These kits contain everything you need to make your own professional fish prints. Each versions includes three different fish, three tubes of printing ink, a brayer (rubber roller), three plastic plates for spreading ink with the brayer, descriptions of each fish and complete directions. All materials are conveniently packaged in a useful storage box.
  Marine Algae Rubber Stamps
Custom designed from images of marine algae created from photographs taken in the field. Perfect supplement to fish printing or other art projects. Each rubber stamp measures 3" x 4" and is permanently mounted on an easy-to-grip wood block. Each different design is beautifully etched into the top of the wooden stamp block, allowing you to position the image exactly where you want it to appear.
  Rice Paper for Printmaking
This rice paper is perfect for fish or leaf printing activities, drawing, calligraphy, or painting with watercolors. Paper has two surfaces: one with more grain to hold block inks or paint (giving character and creating softer edges) and a smooth side perfect for calligraphy. Available as individual sheets (100 sheets, each 9" x 13") and by the roll (12" x 50').
  Inks for Making Beautiful Fish Prints
These specialty inks are perfect for making beautiful prints. Clean up is easy with just soap and water. Available in a rainbow of colors or you can mix colors to make your own unique shades. The 37 cc (1-1/4 ounce) tube will ink about 30-40 nine-inch fish. Also available in an economical 5 ounce tube.
  Brayers for Spreading Inks
These brayers are perfect for spreading inks on plastic plates prior to inking the fish replicas. Heavy duty comfort-grip handle with thumb rest. Features durable rubber roller with metal core. Built for classroom use, clean with soap and water.

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