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It's softer and easier to carve but maintains all of the qualities of traditional "Battleship" linoleum. The fine textured surface produces sharp, clear prints and won't distort when subjected to high pressure in the printmaking press.
The lighter golden color makes pencil marks easily visible no need to paint the surface white. The inevitable hardening-with-age process has been significantly reduced with Golden-Cut Linoleum.
For your convenience we offer unmounted Golden Cut linoleum in packages of pre-cut pieces in popular sizes. Enjoy extra savings on the same Golden-Cut linoleum as in rolls. Cut it yourself using a sharp knife, utility cutter, or paper trimmer.
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Slippery and hard to cut!
By Mary Anne, Art Teacher
from Duxbury, MA
Comments about Blick Golden-Cut Linoleum:
I bought this product in the hope that I would get clear crisp lines. I have tried many different types of printing material hoping to find something easier to work with than linoleum... However this is as difficult to cut, and crumbles right below the surface. I have yet to print it? I am still trying to cut it!Hope this helps someone else in their purchasing.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with this linoleum. We'd like the opportunity to work with you to find out why it's misbehaving and replace it if it's defective. Just give us a call at 1-800-933-2542 (8am-5:30pm CST M-F) or email info@ dickblick.com. Our Product Specialists will be happy to help!
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I will not buy this again.
This product is too hard and brittle for kids to cut. I am returning it.
Merchant response: Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with this linoleum. We're sorry if it wasn't soft enough for your classroom, and of course we're happy to accept a return. Please know that if you'd ever like more information on the working characteristics of a new medium, our Product Information Team is here to help. Product Specialists are available weekdays from 8am to 5:30pm CST at 1-800-933-2542 or firstname.lastname@example.org, and they're happy to advise!
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Hard to cut
By Art teacher
I ordered some of this, hoping it would be easier for my students to carve than the battleship gray. However, it is harder and more brittle, slippery to carve and doesn't cut very smoothly. My students that are using this are having a harder time than the ones with the battleship linoleum. I would rather deal with the battleship gray than this.
Merchant response: We're sorry to hear that this linoleum was too hard for your students to work with, and one of our Customer Care Agents will be in touch via email to see how we can help. If we can assist you in selecting an alternative, we hope you'll feel welcome to reach out to our Product Information Team. Product Specialists are available weekdays from 8am to 5:30pm CST at 1-800-933-2542 or email@example.com, and they're happy to work with you!
from Conway MA
The quality and freshness of the linoleum was good, but the edges had been damaged, and I needed to cut them down by an inch or so to trim off the broken corners.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Buy products over again.Great product recommended to other friends and prospective customers
So much more manageable than the gray stuff!
My high school students complain much less about carving this than the gray linoleum they had been using before. Sometimes it breaks a little bit with dull carving tools, but it hasn't been much of a problem.
from Columbus, Oh
I use this product for relief printing. Soft enough for my 7 year old to carve right at my side!
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Great Alternative to Linoleum
By Mike THE Art Teacher
from Peru, IN
Great product that the kids can easily use and carve. No where as hard as linoleum and produces great line! I would tell every HS teacher to use this stuff!
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
A little Softer yet still crisp carving
By Le Arte Teacher
from Northampton, PA
I've been teaching art for almost 20 yrs., and bought this for my 11 yr. old to try lino cutting. (Please note: I do not recommend linocut for most young artists, and this was done with careful 1 on 1 supervision) I use traditional battleship gray linoleum myself, so I have high expectations for line clarity and ability to hold details, but needed a softer material for her younger hands and muscles. It was great! I cut her first few outlines of larger areas, which she then carved away, building her to do her own edges and then into her smaller details. She did have to work a bit to use a good amt of pressure, but quickly got a feel for it. (The pressure felt like well heated battleship, but without the fuzzing.) She had clean, crisp edges, almost no "chipping out," sank into small details, and only "bottomed out" once. It also took the ink (we used Speedball) smoothly, printing clearly. I'm very happy with the product!
good product, good value, good service
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