Signs of Summer

Signs of Summer

Actual printed area size 263 x 165mm. Original reduction linocut, limited edition of 9.

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Description

The reeds on Redgrave and Lopham Fen are changing with the onset of summer. The stalks are breaking and new green growth is beginning to shoot up. This swan was busy preening itself near the opposite bank of the pool. I like to think it was starting to nest, although I could only see one of them I hope its mate was nearby.

 

Original reduction linocut, limited edition of 9. Print size 263 x 165 mm. Reduction technique using oil-based ink in four layers. Printed with a small relief press on Somerset paper. Due to the nature of the printmaking process minor variations can occur between prints making each one a truly unique piece of artwork.