Definition of linocut in English:
1A design or form carved in relief on a block of linoleum.
- In part one of this article the basic printmaking techniques relief printing and intaglio printing were discussed and the relief techniques woodcut, wood engraving and linocut were introduced.
- He continued to create woodcuts, etchings and linocuts.
- This process involves etching, engraving, dry point, aquatint, mezzotint, linocut and wood block.
1.1A print made from a linocut.
- His very first print, a linocut, made in the same year, Spiral Motif was one of the earliest of his abstract forms and recurred throughout his career.
- By the time he died in 1973 he had produced a substantial body of original etchings, lithographs and linocuts, which rank with the greatest prints of the 20th Century.
- He offers a series of large, velvet-like linocuts, printed with precision.
- Example sentences
- I did bung in some on cinema, art history and linocutting, but it was mostly as a sop to my conscience.
- I have painted in most media including screenprinting, linocutting and monoprinting during the past 40 years.
- This should be avoided if possible in colour linocutting as damped paper stretches and may create errors in the registration of the one colour block with another.
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