Thursday, 15 July 2010

Print Workshops 2: Lino blocks and blind embossing

This is the second post with information about workshops that I have been running with my artist friend Claire Harrigan. We asked the participating students to collect images and then to make a design that could be transferred onto linoleum and then cut into a block for printing.
The images that the students used were amazing and very quickly they transferred their ideas onto the linoleum:

I had an idea that before they actually printed the cut blocks with colour they could use the blocks for blind embossing where the block is pressed into the paper and these are the fabulous results:

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