Linoleum CarvingVarious knives and gouges are used to carve away the soft linoleum that is not to be part of the image when it is printed. The linoleum will not take very delicate or subtle cutting, and the end result usually looks rather blocky or poster- like.
However, the technique enjoys a certain popularity among artists who are more casual in their work style, or who are trying to achieve a certain effects.
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