Reductive Linocut and Color Relief Printing

June 16, 2019 – June 22, 2019

Emmy Lingscheit

This workshop explores relief printmaking techniques, focusing on reductive linocut to create striking, multi-color prints from a single block. Students will learn carving techniques and approaches to color layering to enhance their own body of work. Demonstrations include how to prepare relief blocks and sharpen tools, systems of registration, and ways to integrate stencils and blend rolls into the printing process. Methods are illustrated for printing on an intaglio press and by hand. Discussion and examples of relief prints by the instructor and other artists offer additional insights and tips to help each student develop a personal relationship to the medium. Open to all skill levels.


Emmy Lingscheit is an artist and educator living in Urbana, Illinois and is an assistant professor at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where she is the printmaking coordinator. She holds a BFA from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota and an MFA from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Lingscheit exhibits her work widely, including recent solo shows at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, the Lawrence Arts Center, and the Indianapolis Art Center.

Emmy Lingscheit

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