Beginner's Guide to Linocuts - Create Your First Print

Jeslyn Sebold

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8 Lessons (37m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Inspiration and Sketches

    • 3. Basic Supply List

    • 4. Transferring Your Image to the Block

    • 5. Carving Tips and Techniques

    • 6. Proofing Your Print

    • 7. Pulling Prints

    • 8. Final Thoughts

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About This Class

The first in a series of classes centered around learning different techniques for linocut printing and how to apply them in multiple ways.

This class will focus on introducing creatives to relief printing and how creative businesses can take advantage of using prints to create a variety of designs and products. In this class, you will discover:

--What basic, inexpensive supplies are needed for creating your first linocut

--How to successfully design an image for printing

--Different methods for transferring an image onto a linoleum block

--Carving linocut

--Printing linocut

By the end of this class, you will have developed the skills to create and print a single color image that can be used in many different ways.