I got my first lesson from Dijanne on Monday.
I had some brown 'lino' but sent for some grey 'lino' and 'soft cut' lino sheet from Jacksons Art and had to wait for them to arrive before I could start.
I used a piece of the 'soft cut' to try the first exercise - using lino cutting tools to create a sample block.
This is what it looks like printed on to paper.
It was a very useful exercise to see what mark each tool makes.
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