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Lesson 3 – Art Studio

All About You

An Introduction to the Relief Printmaking Project

Plan the image.”There are no musts in art, because art is free.”
– Wassily Kandinsky 1866-1944

Wait! What is a relief print?
A relief print is any print in which ink is applied to a raised surface before printing to paper. Potato prints and rubber stamps are examples of relief prints.

This print will be an expression of who you are. It may include what you like, what is most important to you, or what special experiences you’ve had.

In this project you will:

  1. Transfer the image.
  2. Carve a design in sheet linoleum. What is cut away will remain white.
  3. Create an edition of five prints using the same linoleum block.

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