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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...

This year at college for our ‘extra award’ we are doing Printmaking with Neil Pittaway (whom is a master Printmaker when he’s not teaching at college, click on his name to visit his website!) We are going to be using the College’s printmaking facilities for the first time… opening up Mono printing, Screen printing, Etching, Linocutting and other printing techniques to us. It’s a bit daunting if I’m honest. I really admire people who linocut (from my experiences...

© Natasha Nuttall | February 2020