Introduction to Linoleum Carving & Printing

Learn to cut patterns into linoleum blocks to create simple, beautiful images on a cylinder letterpress.
Learn the art of linocut to create simple, stunning prints on a cylinder letterpress. The instructor will incorporate discussions about design, materials, and carving techniques for linoleum printing, as well as ink and paper choice, paper dampening, and the use of impression and makeready to create a large, even printing area. Students will work on multiple block reduction cut projects, hand-proofing their linocuts with traditional Japanese techniques and printing with them on the letterpress.

*This workshop will take place on Thursdays, April 6 & 13, 2017 :: 6:30-9:30pm

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