WARNING!! Lino cutting tools are called ‘gouges’ for a reason! Their purpose is to gouge or carve the surface of the lino to create the design and as such they are sharp and can easily cause unwary users to end … Continue reading Carving Linoblocks – Carving Boards – Safety tips
What you will notice is that I have used 2 different types of lino I have used.
The red brown one is some lino I had bought in a really large piece and this is the 2nd last one I am carving using this particular brand. the last one is the one I am still working on – I find it easy to carve and great for larger areas but a bit ‘crumbly’ in the very fine sections of my carving and therefore a little annoying.
This design is Australian Rainforest Wildflowers. The first image of this in is the one from Carving – some of my lino carving methods No.1 showing the outlines of the spaces I wish to carve out ie. the areas I wish to … Continue reading Carving – some of my lino carving methods No. 2