Insect Linoleum Block Prints. Linocut. A relief print made when lines are cut into linoleum ; the removed areas remain white/paper. Bench Hook:. A metal or wooden plate with a raised edge to hold a woodcut or linocut in place on a table while cutting. Brayer.
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Insect Linoleum Block Prints
A relief print made when lines are cut into linoleum; the removed areas remain white/paper.
A metal or wooden plate with a raised edge to hold a woodcut or linocut in place on a table while cutting.
A rubber roller for transferring ink to the plate for printing.
Special shapes for cutting various types of lines: linear, V-gouge, large line, U-gouge, knife; blades sold separately to be fitted to handle.
One plate is printed several times, removing a portion and changing color each time (working from lightest to darkest).
Vinyl material that is soft,
flexible, and easy to carve;
any shape can be cut; for use
with water-based ink only.
A machine for the production
of printed impressions on
paper and other materials.
Metal or plastic rack used to
separate paper for drying
This is where you will put
your prints to dry.
Simple Black Ink on White Paper
Simple Black Ink on Colored Paper
This linocut was made by carving the positive space (dragonflies
and shrubbery) away and by applying cream ink to the linocut.
This left all of the positive space raw paper. The artist then used
soft pastels add more colors and details.
The artist started with simple blue ink on colored paper. Then
the artist colored in the print using colored pencils.
The same linocut was used in this one as the one before, but this
time time the artist printed on a book page. Colored pencils were
then applied to the print.
More variations of the same linocut…
Reduction block print (gold and black) on white paper