Renoir Ezy Carve rubber printing blocks are safer for students to carve and easier to use than lino plates. They are very economical because both sides can be used and you can even print on ceramics with glaze. These blocks are flexible that you can print on fabric and almost any surface. You don't need a press, just a brayer or barren, some paper, ink or paint and away you go. This block holds fine details and carves like butter!