Course Summary

Be introduced to the process of developing and printing relief prints using Duraloid lino; a lino specifically designed for artists. We will explore block preparation, designing and transferring your image, carving techniques, paper handling and printing. Printing without the use of a press will also be included. No experience necessary.

Please visit CAE Customer Service Centre or phone 9652 0611 to enquire about enrolling in this course

Very much a hands-on course you will be introduced to the techniques of Linocuts by the highly experienced and successful artist and printmaker, Dr Anne Bennett.

Working in a studio environment learn and understand relief printing and linocut techniques, including Lino block preparation, cutting techniques, paper handling, how to use a press and edition a number of small relief prints. All the while discussing different approaches to this technique adopted by range of artists, Anne will highlight ways you can realise your own creative ideas using the simple yet powerful medium of linocuts.

This course will enable an outcome of producing 3 limited editioned prints. Students will leave with knowledge on materials, suppliers, local print workshops and how to print from home.

There is no prerequisite for enrolling in this course. No previous experience is necessary.

Please bring to class:

*Apron to protect daywear,

*Box of latex gloves or pair of nitrile rubber gloves (available hardware stores),

*Permanent black marker,


*White pastel,

*Colour pencils or watercolours (optional)

*Some references i.e. photos, drawings, ideas, plus a notebook and pen for jotting down information provided in class.


Note: Printing Materials (cutting tools, printing paper, ink) are included in the course cost.

For those with a specific interest in learning about Linocuts.

Last updated: March 19, 2018 06:31pm