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#linocut #printmaking #reductionprint

Printmaking Demonstration: Four Color Reduction Linocut (5 minutes)

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Published on Mar 21, 2014

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This video is a tutorial on the set up, carving, inking and printing of an unmounted 4x4 inch linoleum block to make a four color reduction linocut relief print. (It's best to have a little printmaking experience before you tackle this. If you're new to relief print, have a look at another video on my basic set up for carving and printing a linocut - http://youtu.be/eMFyrgXa-3Q) Leave any questions you have in the comments below.

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SUPPLY LIST

Speedball Baren (optional - about $15.)
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Unfinished wood egg (2.5 inch) (optional - you can use a wooden spoon)
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Speedball Brayer (about $12.)
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bench hook & inking plate
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Speedball Carving tool (about $14.)
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If you think you're going to want a variety of cutting tools for a variety of materials (linocut and different woods, etc.), these are my favorite carving knives:
Flexcut Palm Set
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Minwax 1/2 pint Special Walnut Wood Finish (optional - about $5.)
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Higgins White Waterproof Ink (optional - about $10)
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8 x 10 unmounted linoleum (about $8.)
(this can be cut down to smaller sizes, and
should be lightly sanded with fine grit sandpaper
before you begin)
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Apron
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Non Skid Mat
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Rubber Gloves
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Akua Ink (starter set at Takach Press)
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Akua MagMix (modifier to thicken the ink)
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Akua Transparent Base
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2 oz. storage jars for leftover ink
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(for this print, I used gray paper)
bfk rives printmaking paper
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Colored Pencils (optional)
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#linocut #printmaking #reductionprint #reliefprint

- Misc. -
320-400 Sandpaper
pencil
ruler
cardboard
tape
fine & fat chisel tip black markers
Wood spoon
metal spoon
tracing paper

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