Transcript of "Relief printing with two linoleum plates"
Creating values with carved linesRELIEF PRINTINGWITH TWO LINOLEUM PLATES
Relief Printing - Technique in which the image is printed form the raised areas of the printmaking block. These are usually created by cutting away areas of the block. Wood, Linoleum, and Collagraph are all considered relief prints
Relief Printing began withWoodcut Prints – earliest form Linoleum – became popular inof plate printmaking the 1920s and 1930s thanks to Picasso and Matisse
A LINOLEUM Print is made bycutting into linoleum.Ben Smith. Linoleum is floor covering originally invented in England in the 1850s, but it not become widely used until the 1920s. Battleship Gray Linoleum was used by the Navy and later became an art medium.
Cutting Process Stop cut – made with an exactoGouges – a broad tool used for or a blade. It goes against a lineclearing away non-image areas and helps to end a gougefrom the wood or linoleum block. before it cuts away the line.
Proof Print – a trial printpulled to test technicalaspects of an image.