Top Linocut Tips from Leading Printmakers

Linoprint 3 is an exhibition showcasing 30 leading linocut printmakers at Centrespace Gallery in Bristol in February 2023. To celebrate this event, the exhibitors shared their top linocut printmaking tips with the Jackson’s Art Blog, covering all aspects of the linocut process, from design to cutting to inking and printing. The exhibition runs from the 10th – 21st February 2023. Above image: Hannah Forward inking up Tea   Contributing Artists (A-Z by Surname): Bryan Angus Laura Boswell Gail Brodholt Ben Dickson Ieuan Edwards Kat Flint Trish Flynn Hannah Forward Stephen Fowler Eric Gaskell Angie Lewin Matthew Lintott Joshua Miles Nick Morley Rosanna Morris Helen Murgatroyd Jo Oakley John Pedder Amanda Ribbans Ben Sands Lisa Takahashi Gemma Trickey Mark Wilkinson Victoria Willmott   Linocut Design Tips     Bryan Angus “As my prints are usually tonal exercises playing with light, I find it really helpful to make an ink wash drawing defining how the lighting works on paper first. When I transfer on to the block, to make sure I get the same effect I re-create the initial drawing using acrylic ink washes to stain the block. That makes seeing where you have cut easier too.” Visit Bryan Angus’ Website Follow … Continue reading Top Linocut Tips from Leading Printmakers