Linocut prints

Linocut or linoprint is a relief printmaking technique, a variant of the traditional woodcut, in which a sheet of linoleum is used. A design is cut into the linoleum surface with a sharp knife, V-shaped chisel or gouge, with the raised (uncarved) areas representing a reversal (mirror image) of the parts to show printed. The linoleum sheet is inked with a roller, and then impressed onto paper or fabric. The actual printing can be done by hand or with a press.

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