Common questions

What inspires Rachel Newling?

What inspires Rachel Newling?

Her inspiration was found in Australia as there is a strong tradition of print making within that part of the world. Aside from print making Rachel also enjoys to draw , she spends more time doing that, the result is her ongoing “Birdland Series”.

What equipment do you need for lino printing?

To make a lino print, you’ll need:

  • A few pieces of lino.
  • Lino cutting tools.
  • Paper.
  • Printing ink.
  • Smooth surface for rolling out ink.
  • Palette knife.
  • A brayer.
  • A baren (or anything smooth you can use to apply pressure, such as a wooden spoon or another, clean brayer)

How old is Rachel Newling?

Rachel Newling was born in 1956.

What is a lino print art?

A linocut is a relief print produced in a manner similar to a woodcut but that uses linoleum as the surface into which the design is cut and printed from. John Banting. Explosion 1931.

How does Rachel Newling make a linocut print?

After 20 minutes or so of rubbing the back of the paper with the Baren, the ink has been evenly transferred from the linoblock onto the paper, creating the linocut print. The paper is carefully pealed off the inked block then hung up for a few days to dry.

Where does Achel Newling make linocuts for sale?

Linocuts are for sale as limited edition prints achel Newling is an established artist & printmaker from Sydney, specialising in limited edition linocuts, engravings & unique drawings. Her work is inspired by Australian nature, the wildlife, landscape, birds & flowers.

What kind of art does Rachel Newling do?

Linocuts by artist Rachel Newling of still life subjects, shells & hibiscus, Teak pods, paint brushes, cottage wall Khandallah, veranda Lake Eacham, Flannel flowers in vase & Poppy in vase. Linocuts are for sale as limited edition prints

What kind of flooring does Rachel Newling use?

I use either a U shaped or V shaped gouge to carve the areas that will not pick up ink when the roller goes over the top. The linoleum is specifically for linocutting & is a bit softer than the one traditionally used for flooring. It is a natural substance made from hessian, rubber & linseed oil.

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