Colorful Covfefe Cups

Linocut Palette: Start to Finish

I’ve just completed cutting and printing my first original linocut design! Previously I’d used images that were licensed for re-use under a Creative Commons license, but I really wanted to do an original design. The simple watercolor palette I chose is a good design for a beginner. It has a bunch of straight (in theory) … Read more

Covfefe Cup Red & Blue

Linocut Covfefe Cup

Encouraged by yesterday’s results, I wanted to try creating another linocut, but wanted something easy to cut and more formal than anything I could draw by hand. This lead me to search for simple, easy patterns, and I came across this coffee cup. (While it’s OK to copy art for purposes of learning, it’s not … Read more

My First Linocuts - Yellow & Red, fractalized!

Making the Cut

Inspired initially by a local artist’s Facebook share on linocuts I did some research on the topic and decided to give it a try. My motivation to pursue linocut print making was further enhanced as I realized how many prints created by Lee Becker we have hanging in our house! So I did my usual … Read more