Hi All, I’m still posting - using Royal Mail’s online Click & Drop to pay postage, print labels & cycle to my nearest postbox (which means just me & the postbox).
I’ll post same day but think delivery time depends our good ol’posties coping with lockdown logistics (tho some are arriving next day!)
Do feel you can message me, I'll happily answer any queries ☺︎
Heart Shaped Cornflowers, No. 2 in my "Inspired by Botticelli's 'Birth of Venus' series"
Beautiful Cornflower Blue blossoms bursting from intertwined spring green stems & buds,
Valentine's Day Card
Hand-inked, Hand-printed linocut Card, with metal letterpress text hand-printed on the back, on my old Adana Press.
Metal Type: set in 18pt Palace Script, 8pt Helvetica & a 10pt © symbol
:: 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
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
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
I love Cornflowers, they make a wildflower patch zing!
This is my 2nd-in-series inspired by Botticelli's Birth of Venus. Thallo is the ancient greek goddess of spring, protector of new growth - her name means 'bloom'. In his painting Botticelli has purposefully decorated Thallo's garment in beautiful cornflowers - I adore his execution of them & sketched my cornflowers from his painting, paying attention to the blossoms (his genius, simple brush strokes) and intertwined stalks & buds, which I then attempted to apply, in this cut Lino print, to form the heart.
In folklore, cornflowers are worn by young men in love
So here they are, fashioned into a lover's heart...
Shipping & delivery
This item will be posted to you by Elly Rowbotham Printmaker within 3 days of receiving payment.
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