Which Lino Is Best for Linocut Printmaking?

Linoleum Marmoleum Softcut

It might seem like a bit of a boring post, but I often find myself having the same conversation about lino. I’ll say that I’m a printmaker, and that I specialise in relief printmaking with Woodcut and Linocut techniques. I’ll get the response – “Oh yes, I tried that a couple of years ago and it was awful. I couldn’t cut it properly and I thought it looked so easy.” I then take awhile to explain what might have been the problems. It saddens me that people get put off so easily.

Video – Printmaking and Porcelain Exhibition at the Lander Gallery

Laura Weston, 2012 - Relief print

“Impressed”, the new exhibition at Lander Gallery in Truro which runs up to 27th April 2013 is an understated but lovely one. The environment is informal. The coffee shop is right across the way, so you can hear the hubbub as you walk around. This is comforting and it puts you at ease. I am […]