Linocut in Children’s Book Illustration: Create a Unique Block Print Artwork | Anna Sokolova | Skillshare

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Anna Sokolova, Berlin-based Artist

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11 Lessons (1h 15m)
    • 1. Intro

      2:02
    • 2. Materials

      2:08
    • 3. Inspiration

      4:42
    • 4. A Letter — Composition and Transferring

      10:49
    • 5. Cutting

      11:12
    • 6. Printing

      10:11
    • 7. A Swan — Planning and Transferring

      10:25
    • 8. Printing

      10:56
    • 9. Adding Golden Elements

      11:29
    • 10. Your Task

      0:33
    • 11. Final Thoughts

      0:51
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About This Class

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In this class, we’ll learn amazing linocut technique used by Children’s Book Illustrators, fine artists and designers. We’ll illustrate Hans Christian Andersen's tale ”The Ugly Duckling” starting with the special title page and continue with internal illustration. I’ll guide you through the whole process of image transferring and experimenting with different papers and materials.

Both advanced and beginner creative can find valuable insights in this class.

 Lessons include:

  • Materials overview
  • Inspiration for Book Illustration
  • Composition
  • Image transferring
  • Cutting and printing techniques
  • Experiments