Linocut Printmaking

What to Bring

  • Black and white photo or drawing to turn into a print

What to Wear

  • Clothes you don’t mind getting ink on.

Linocut Printmaking

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • Duration: 2 Hours

What You Will Learn

  • Learn the skills of Lino cut printmaking
  • Print your very own handcut works on paper
  • Versatile and accessible technique

What You Get

  • All materials needed to produce your own prints
  • Resource and instruction sheets


In this intro workshop you will learn the skills of Lino cut printmaking, and print your very own handcut works on paper. Once learned, this versatile and accessible technique can be applied to the creation of artist’s books, textile design, poster design and limited edition prints.

This class will cover carving out your image from a Silk Cut plate, line work and cutting techniques, safety, correct inking of a plate and hand printing. You will also be advised on how to hand colour your prints and introduce textures into your work.

You will take home a striking set of your own prints, your lino plate, full instructions and resource sheets and the ability to print at home using this technique!

About Chris Hagen

Chris is an American-born artist who holds an MFA from Illinois State University, as well as training from the Tamarind Institute of Lithography. Chris specialises in intaglio and lithography printmaking, and has worked with edition priners in Illinois and Minneapolis, and has instructed in America and Australia.

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