This is a lino-print I designed, cut and printed on a hand-press in my attic studio.
It is not a digital print but an original limited edition print produced by hand. I am only printing twenty of these images in this colour.
Firstly I draw the image onto a piece of lino. Then I carefully carve it out, (loosing the odd finger in the process) before inking it with a hand roller using linseed oil based printing ink. It is then placed flat on my press, covered with Somerset Satin paper and the mangle like roller of the press is turned...
Sad as it sounds, I have never lost the excitement of pulling back the paper on the press to see what is there! Doing everything by hand produces unique images every time as tiny differences in ink used or the roller weight of the press can alter the outcome.
Finally, in pencil, I sign it, adding the edition number and title.
The image size is 18 x 25cm which fits into a standard 30 x 40cm frame. And those bought from a certain Swedish store include perfectly proportioned mounts for this particular print too.
It comes sandwiched between boards and cellophane.
Thanks for looking and please tale a peep at my other Folksy shop "Denise Burden Art".
Please note - the artist retains all reproduction and copyright of this work even when sold.
I designed this print a couple of months before Le Tour de France arrived. I decided to imagine it through the eyes of animals and birds and what their reactions would be on seeing this strangely clad group of men ripping through their land.
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