Printmaking: Create It is now time to use gather your printing block, ink, ink trays, and brayers and begin to create your project. Continue watching the video. Start at 2 minutes. STEP 1: INK PLATE With the brayer cover your entire linoleum plate with ink. Choose a colored paper or watercolored paper and lay the paper on top of the block. Brayer-A brayer is a roller used for rolling printing ink onto a wooden or linoleum block. it is used for printmaking. STEP 2: RUB PAPER After you lay the paper on the block you will need to rub the entire block with a rubbing stick in order to create a smooth coating on the paper. STEP 3: PRACTICE Printing: Practice printing with various colored ink onto at least 6 different sheets of construction paper; any color. STEP 4: COLLAGE When ready CREATE a collage of prints in a grid on your paper. Collage-It is a technique of an art production where the artwork is made from an assemblage of different forms creating a new one.