Linocut, Etchings and other Printing Methods
Relief Printing - Linoleum Prints
Linocut is a printmaking technique, a variant of woodcut in which a sheet of linoleum is used for a relief surface. A design is cut into the linoleum surface with a sharp knife, V-shaped chisel or gouge, with the raised (uncarved) areas representing a reversal (mirror image) of the parts to show printed. The linoleum sheet is inked with a roller (called a brayer), and then impressed onto paper or fabric. The actual printing can be done by hand or with a printing press.
"etcetera23" usually prints his plates with different colors at the same time, making every print unique.
Jahr der Industriekultur 2020
This is a current project for the Year of the Industrial Culture. The Leipzig Werk2 has asked a few artist, to do some works for it. This is my Lino Print for it.
You can see the artwork through the summer on the walls of the Werk2
Some works you can buy directly from the artist. please use the contact form.
Nach meiner Recherche fand ich dieses alte Logo von dem Gasmessanlagen Hersteller Schirmer , Richter und Co.
Ich arbeitete die Daten vom Bau (1888), von der VEB Übernahme (19952) und von der Gründung der Kulturstätte Werk2 im jahre 1992 mit ein.
Dabei stehen die 28 Flammen für die 28 Jahre des Bestehens vom Werk2.
Es gibt 2 Auflagen des Linoldruckes.
Eine Auflage ist an den Fassaden des Werk2 den Sommer über zu sehen.
Eine Farbige limitierte Edition (45€ pro Stück) kann man bei Künstler direkt erwerben. Contact
Leipzig Series (Linoprint)
Mixed Linocut Prints (Special Multicolor Print)
different printmaking techniques
Etching, Aquatints, Vernis mou and others
Traditional etching is the process of using strong acid or mordant to cut into the unprotected parts of a metal surface to create a design in the metal. In traditional pure etching, a metal (usually copper, zinc or steel) plate is covered with a waxy ground which is resistant to acid. The artist then scratches off the ground with a pointed etching needle. The plate is then dipped in a bath of acid. The acid "bites" into the metal (it dissolves part of the metal) where it is exposed, leaving behind lines sunk into the plate. The remaining ground is then cleaned off the plate. The plate is inked all over, and then the ink wiped off the surface, leaving only the ink in the etched lines. The plate is then put through a high-pressure printing press together with a moist sheet of paper. The paper picks up the ink from the etched lines, making a print.
For more information, check on Wikipedia at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Etching