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The Wonderful World of Linocuts!

In this week’s edition of “Experimental Letterpress,” we have ventured into the world of linocuts! A linocut is a printmaking technique (a variant of woodcut) in which a sheet of linoleum (sometimes mounted on a wooden block) is used for the relief surface. A design is cut into the linoleum surface with a sharp knife or linoleum cutter which produces a mirrored … Continue reading

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Experimental Letterpress @ PRESS

I’m sure that most of you know by now that Melanie is a professor at MCLA (Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts). She teaches an array of fine arts/printmaking classses, and this summer PRESS is home to her Experimental Letterpress class. This amazing class teaches traditional letterpress processes including setting and printing type and relief image making … Continue reading