Linocut tools

relief prints

Linocuts & woodcuts are RELIEF prints:  the image is created from a plate that holds ink on the surface. I usually create images in linoleum or wood by hand using special gouges.  Oil- or water-based inks are rolled onto the raised areas of the printing block – areas cut away do not print. Ink can…

london transport woodcut

london transport

Transportation of convicts from London to Australia provided a solution to prison overcrowding and established a British colony. This had a devastating effect on the life of indigenous Australians.  The woodcut draws on the style and iconography of Australian artists to depict the departure point for transports. The Thames snakes from Tower Bridge in the…