Lone Coot


Original reduction linocut, limited edition of 18

Actual printed area 265 x 175mm

1 in stock

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This print was inspired by a photograph taken by my talented stepson Craig, who immediately recognised it would be a great subject for a lino print. His photo captured the ripples on the water so brilliantly, hopefully I’ve done it justice.


This original reduction linocut is from a small edition of 18. The reduction method (my favourite technique) uses a single piece of lino to produce a multi-coloured print. The lino is gradually cut away as each layer is printed and the image emerges. Sometimes, only a very small printable area remains for the final, darkest tone. As the block is essentially destroyed during the process, a reduction print can never be reprinted.


Print size 265 x 175mm. Hand printed on Somerset Satin 250g paper using a small relief press. Due to the nature of the printmaking process minor variations can occur between prints, making each one a truly unique piece of artwork.


Each print is numbered, titled and signed at the bottom, mounted in a neutral colour and sealed in cellophane to keep it clean. The mounted work will fit into a standard 12 x 16″ frame. The artwork will be packaged in a sturdy cardboard envelope and shipped by tracked mail.