Linocut Prints for Beginners with Yulia Hanansen

Learn how to create gorgeous linocut prints with ease

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Course intro with Yulia Hanansen

Yulia shares her many tips and tricks on how to create your own unique linocut prints!

Are you curious about how to create a body of work in printmaking without a press and other heavy equipment? How would you like to make multiple prints/editions from one linocut carving while staying in the comfort of your art space and studio?

Linocut Prints for Beginners with Yulia Hanansen is just that course. Yulia has taken her years of experience in printmaking and broken it down into fundamental steps while still creating stunning results.

Linocut printing is a versatile and accessible form of printmaking that allows you to create one-of-a-kind images and artworks by carving them into linoleum blocks, inking, and printing. Whether you're an aspiring artist, a craft enthusiast, or someone looking to explore a new artistic medium, this course is perfect.

In this course, you will learn the following:

  • How to choose the best image
  • Yulia's favorite papers, inks, and tools
  • How to cut the linoleum with the best carving tools
  • How to ink your linoleum in water or oil-based inks
  • How to draw a simple design to get warmed up
  • How to transfer an image to the linoleum
  • How to carve out different areas for more depth and dimension
  • Tips and tricks for even disbursement of the ink
  • How to have a successful print each time
  • How to create limited edition prints, sign and number them, and explore different finishing options like matting and framing.

Yulia will share her insights and troubleshooting advice to help you overcome common challenges and enhance your linocut printing skills.

By the end of this course, you'll have the skills and confidence to create beautiful linocut prints and explore your unique artistic style. Whether you aspire to create fine art prints, greeting cards, or decorative pieces, Linocut Prints for Beginners with Yulia Hanansen will empower you to express yourself through this old-world medium.

Yulia has included a suggested list of tools, materials, and resources as well as a flower image to work from as you learn and create alongside her.

Your Instructor

Yulia Hanansen
Yulia Hanansen

Yulia Hanansen is a second-generation artist. Having mastered many techniques including mosaics, print making, drawing, painting, textiles, and more. Yulia has been professionally involved in mosaic making since 2001. Her Mosaic Sphere Studio, LLC was the first mosaic studio/gallery in the state of Michigan to show and represent mosaic artwork. Her studio is currently located in the charming city of Baltimore, Maryland USA where Yulia works and lives. Mosaics are make for commission, or they can be purchased from a thematically extensive collection of ready-made artworks. Pieces include architectural installations, back splashes, wall art, and public and community projects.

Yulia is a recipient of numerous awards for her mosaic and printmaking art work, including "Best in Show" prize at Mosaic Arts International. Yulia's works have been exhibited in galleries nationwide and internationally: New York City, Philadelphia, Chicago, Seattle, Tacoma, San Francisco, San Diego, Mesa, Miami, Dallas, Ann Arbor, Grado, Italy and other locations. Her work has been collected by patrons in the US, Canada, Russia, Lithuania, Uzbekistan, Israel, Australia, Italy, South Korea and the South Pole.

Yulia's latest works represent her fascination with themes in nature, climate change, cosmos, and a connection of human beings to it. She is interested in depicting places and natural phenomena that are only noticeable with the help of technology. Her personal and experimental artwork uses layered glass mosaic technique, where glass tiles are glued on top of each other. This technique is about infinity. Like a brush-stroke painting, there is no end to a number of the brush-strokes that can be applied to the work surface. The "Water", "Fire", and "Starscapes" series has been created in this technique. Yulia also has a passion for more earthly subjects such as flowers, landscapes, and close-ups of nature. Yulia teaches mosaic art at Mosaic Arts Online, Learn Fine Arts, the mosaic schools and art establishments throughout the US. In addition to mosaic making Yulia is an adjunct professor at Towson University in Towson, MD.

Course Curriculum

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When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
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