Printmaking: Lino

How can your experience with the printmaking process lead to a better understanding of the printed images we see daily?

Program Description

Your students will be introduced to a brief history of relief printmaking through an examination of artworks by prominent artists, focusing on prints by Inuit artists. They will then design, carve and print a series of colourful relief prints. Students learn the techniques of relief printmaking using a soft linoleum block. 

Program Objectives

By the end of the Printmaking: Lino program, students will:

  • Discover the history of printmaking through the examination of works by prominent artists, focusing on prints by Inuit artists.
  • Explore relief carving techniques to produce line, texture, pattern and positive and negative space in printmaking.
    Demonstrate the safe use of lino carving tools to produce a printing block.
  • Produce several colourful prints using a soft linoleum printing block.

Support Material

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Booking Details

Grades 4–12 (Half-Day)

Available all year

Regular rate applies

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Curriculum Connections

Program Categories

Onsite Program, Visual Arts & Contemporary Craft