Linoleum Block Printing Grade 5

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Linoleum Block Printing
Grade 5
Printing became useful after the
invention of the movable type
printing press by Johannes
Gutenberg.
What is a Block Print?
A block print is a print made from
wood, linoleum, or vinyl.
Here’s one that the Northern Renaissance artist, Albrecht Durer created.
Tools for Block Printing
Brayer
Gouge
Barren
Ink
Block
Tools for Block Printing:
A brayer is a
roller for
transferring ink
to the plate for
printing.
Tools for Block Printing:
A gouge is a tool
for cutting a wood
or linoleum block
Tools for Block Printing:
A barren is a 4 ½
inch circular tool
used for pressing
paper onto a plate
or block for hand
printing.
Tools for Block Printing:
Ink is usually a
liquid material for
writing or printing.
Tools for Block Printing:
Block is the
surface that has
an image to be
printed. It can be
wood, linoleum or
vinyl.
In block printing the area carved away remains white.
I will not talk while carving my linoleum.
I will not talk while carving my linoleum.
I will not talk while carving my linoleum.
I will not talk while carving my linoleum.
I will not talk while carving my linoleum.
I will not talk while carving my linoleum.
I will not talk while carving my linoleum.
I will not talk while carving my linoleum.
25 times!!!!!!
What Makes a Good Print?
• Centered & Straight
• No fingerprints/Smudges
• Even coating of ink
Is your print gray?
Does your print have
texture?
Make 3 good prints
total!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Edition your print:
• Date
• Number
• Signature