How to Make a Reduction Print
Course Closed to New Enrollment
Here's what you'll learn in this easy to follow online reduction printing class:
- My step-by-step process will take you from initial idea to final edition of prints.
- Tips on choosing and printing colors in your final design.
- I'll teach you how to master print registration so you can make multi-color prints.
- You can print your linocut at home - no printing press needed.
This is a new course...the follow up class to How to Linocut.
The course covers this intermediate relief printing technique using linoleum - it's one of my favorite printmaking methods! It's perfect for those familiar with the basics of making a linocut. Prior block printing experience is recommended.
All the information you'll need to make a reduction print is in these class videos, which will save you time from sorting through Google search results, Instagram posts and YouTube videos. Plus, take advantage of the fact that I'm available via email to answer any questions you might have, one-on-one.
The class is full of carving and printing information but I've kept it concise to keep it straightforward. It's a completely self-paced course and you can start anytime.
- An extra video lecture - I use one of my most popular reduction linocuts as a case study and introduce a new method of adding an extra element to your prints.
By the end of this course, through practice, you'll be on your way to making your own reduction prints.
Let's get started!
Artist | Owner of Boarding All Rows
"I really enjoyed this course. The presentation was clear, concise and well thought out. Thank you so much!"
- Kathryn, How to Make a Reduction Print Student (2018)
For How to Linocut
"I found this class very clear, detailed, and helpful. The teacher has an easy presence and a way of communicating that is very enjoyable to watch and is easy to understand. The videos make it easy to follow along and are perfect for making an online class feel as if you are taking the class in person. I highly recommend the class and look forward to taking more classes from Rich!"
- Ellen, How to Linocut Student (2018)
I've been selling my artwork online for over seven years and have a 5-star average customer rating on Etsy...please feel free to read the over 70 reviews!
StartCarving the First Layer (13:42)
StartPrinting a Proof of the First Layer (8:14)
StartCarving after Proofing the First Layer (2:38)
StartPrinting the First Layer (15:40)
StartPlanning the Second Layer (6:48)
StartCarving the Second Layer (9:29)
StartPrinting a Proof of the Second Layer (6:03)
StartCarving after Proofing the Second Layer (5:22)
StartPrinting the Second Layer (5:39)
StartThe Final Print
I'm Rich, a printmaker, linocut artist, and travel junkie, from the San Francisco Bay Area. The process of carving a block and then experimenting while printing got me hooked on printmaking almost ten years ago. I love the anticipation of peeling the paper off an inked block – revealing the good, the bad and the ugly. I put out my artwork under the studio name, Boarding All Rows. I'm a member of the California Society of Printmakers and my work has been used internationally as book cover art, on the set of a major TV production and can be found in private residences around North America, Europe and Australia.
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