ArtFocus: Linocut

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By: J. Raven Yep

Above: Elizabeth Catlett’s Sharecropper

Linocut is an excellent printmaking technique to begin with. Tate UK defines linocut as “a relief print produced in a manner similar to woodcut. The wooden block has a thin layer of linoleum which can be cut away in any direction to produce a raised surface that can be inked and printed.”

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