Students learn the technique of reduction printmaking using a soft linoleum block and create their own unique series of prints.
Key Inquiry Question
How can your experience with the printmaking process lead to a better understanding of the printed images we see daily?
By the end of the Reduction Lino program, students will:
- Discover the history of printmaking through the examination of works by prominent artists, focusing on prints by Inuit artists
- Explore relief carving techniques to produce line, texture, pattern and positive and negative space in printmaking
- Demonstrate the safe use of lino carving tools to produce a printing block
- Produce several reduction coloured prints using a soft linoleum printing block
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