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The doors to my online course are currently closed.We will start the next round in spring 2023!

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As a thank you and to bridge the waiting time, I will also send you my checklist with useful tools and materials for linoleum printing as a PDF. So you know in advance which products shouldn’t be missing in your starter kit!

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Course FAQ

The next launch phase is in spring 2023.

You will learn how to print with multiple linoleum blocks. My specialty are colorful designs created by printing up to three blocks on top of each other. I show you everything I know in over 40 videos – from planning the design to carving, printing and cleaning. Check out my module overview, all the content is listed there.

After booking you have lifetime access to all content. The booking period runs for one week, but after that the course is yours and you can watch all videos as often as you want!

In this course I teach step by step with many videos how colorful printing with linoleum works. Whether you are a beginner or already have some experience with lino printing, you will learn all the steps to make your own colorful lino prints.

If you’re already an artist, illustrator, tattooist or graphic designer, you’ll certainly have the advantage of finding your own style in linocut print more quickly. Nevertheless, the course is designed so that everyone can start right away, as I will guide you through the entire process with two finished designs. So you are welcome if you are looking for a creative craft hobby.

The course is available in English or German. When booking the course, be sure to select the correct product, as there is no language switcher. In German the course is called „Schnitt für Schnitt”, in English “Cut by Cut”.

All videos are on the online course platform “elopage”. You get a course login and can access the videos online at any time. Watch them at your own pace and as often as you want!

We will cover this topic in detail in the course and you will receive a list of products that I recommend. In advance you can download the PDF tool list from my waiting list, which roughly contains all the useful utensils. Therefore it is worth to put yourself on the waiting list!

The price for the online course is 149 euros. I offer payment in installments in addition to a one-time payment.

In my course you will learn how to make your own colorful lino prints in three steps

Step 1 - I show you the right products for your entire journey

Step 2 - A creative design that's really fun can't be missed!

Step 3 - We go through the printing process together, from start to finish

Overview of Cut by Cut

These 8 modules are your path to your first multicolor linocut print!


Welcome to Cut by Cut

  • Intro and about me
  • Influences and style
  • Course objective

Materials & Products

Learn which products you really need for printing from home

  • Materials
  • Paper

The design process

A design that is real fun

  • Gather inspiration on Pinterest
  • Sketchbook
  • Analog drawing exercise
  • Digital drawing exercise with iPad Pro
  • Transferring the sketch to linoleum


Everything you need to know about carving

  • Carving tools starter kit
  • Correct posture of the tools
  • Carving exercise
  • Sharpening the tools
  • Carving the mini print
  • Repairing carving mistakes

Printing inks

Achieve excellent print results

  • Color theory
  • Differences between linoleum printing inks
  • Mixing ink: Pink
  • Mixing ink: Yellow
  • Mixing ink: Green
  • Registration – creating the printing template

The printing process

Printing with multiple blocks made easy

  • Preparations for printing
  • Laying out the linoleum block
  • The correct application of ink
  • Printing with a press
  • Printing the mini print
  • Color swatches and drying process
  • Adjusting the printing template
  • Troubleshooting printing problems


We clean our utensils

  • Cleaning setup and general rules
  • Cleaning the printing utensils
  • Storing the blocks and utensils

The great course design

We carve and print the large salad bowl design together

  • Creating the registration template
  • Carving and printing the three layers
  • Cleaning the utensils

In Cut by Cut you get:

  • Over 40 step by step videos with detailed, easy to understand explanations
  • Facebook group to share & ask questions you can reach me by mail or exchange via Facebook
  • Lifelong access to all course content, watch when and where you want, as often as you want
  • Free access to all course updates, provided on the online course platform “

I'm Anna Hermsdorf, your expert for colorful lino printing.

On my Instagram channel @annahermsdorf, I’ve been sharing my tips and tricks for printing with linoleum since 2018. Thanks to my videos about the carving and printing process, I was able to organically build a large community of over 85,000 followers.

I want to share this great knowledge. I help creatives find their way into the colorful world of handmade lino printing so they can make great artworks of their own.

The first launches of my course were a huge success 🥳 The next one will go live in spring 2023! Sign up now to my non-binding waiting list, so you don’t miss the start of the course!

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