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The last part of the multidisciplinary project – finally! I chose to do some stamps because they are important in travel and leisure I kept with the gambling/seaside theme and created a fruit machine inspired design from lino Here is the first of the series – 3 pairs (unusual as usually 2 is a pair!) I was glad to get to do some more linocutting before the end of the year – as I have said before, I...

I found something to blog about! I knew I had forgotten something! I have a confession to make: I LOVE linocutting now. Actually love. Like j’adore, you know? 🙂 I know… I used to hate it, but woo look at me go now:   I first printed with red ink (which I think is pretty nice?) and then I got a bit adventurous and rolled black ink on, but allowed for some red to show...

Yesterday I printed my first linocut – when I say my first I mean I haven’t PRINTED before, I have linocut before and failed miserably! I think it turned out quite nicely; I chose a bright blue ink which really stood out next to the black ink my friends used. You will need: – Lino thats been cut with your design –  oil based relief printing ink – a scraper thingy to get it out...

Last Tuesday (I’ve been too busy to post until now sorry) some of the class started the linocutting print technique. Now, anyone who has been reading my blog for the past couple of months will know that I already tried linocut and I failed miserably at it and I have a lot of admiration for designers who produce beautifully detailed linocut prints because it is hard! So I approached this technique with the knowledge that...

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