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Beautiful early written dance script, formed into a celtic design. A graphic representation of traditional Cornish Dance in gorgeous cornish national colours gold & black.
I’ve cut two Lino blocks to create the image, which I hand-inked & hand-printed using my old Adana Press. I inked one in a rich Golden Yellow & the other in soft Seville black. I then typeset the text on the back, using old metal letterpress which I also ink & print by hand using remainder Seville black (the 3rd impression) - which I then fold to form a card.
It's very hard to convey, in a photograph, the truly beautiful physical quality of the ink & it's colour on this gorgeously soft-to-touch paper
:: 250gsm Specialist Artist Paper hand torn to size
:: Card size is 85mm x 115 mm
:: Recycled Envelope size is 95mm - 122mm
:: Sealed into a Clear Bio-degradable Corn Starch bag
:: Inside is blank for you to write your own personal message
:: Cards will be sent in a board backed package
Cards will vary slightly due to the nature of hand production making each card unique & original
All items are ©Elly Rowbotham
Please note the copyright of the print or image does not transfer with the sale
Black & Gold are Cornwall's national colours. 'Troyllya' is cornish for Spin or Swirl.
In my adjacent musician-life, we play traditional cornish tunes (on acoustic instruments) for traditional cornish dance. Some is old tradition, some has been added to & developed, & some written in more recent times & is part of a living tradition.
We're lucky to play for dancers who are an exhilarating example of 'step & set' in the cornish tradition. I designed this card with them in mind.
It makes me think of the dancers spinning, as they cross & interweave at speed in circular forms, whilst sounding the 'scoots' on the soles of their shoes.
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This item will be posted to you by Elly Rowbotham Printmaker within 3 days of receiving payment.
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