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Blowing Kisses - HandPrinted LinoCut Card

Blowing Kisses - HandPrinted LinoCut Card
£4.00 2 Available
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Blowing Kisses Roses, No. 3 in my "Inspired by Botticelli's 'Birth of Venus' series"

Roses blown in a gentle breeze, form kisses as they ride the wind.

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 blowing kisses, to dearly beloveds - I see them riding their breeze

This is my 3rd-in-series inspired by Botticelli's painting 'Birth of Venus'. Zephyr is the God of the west wind, a gentle breeze associated with warmth & spring. In Botticelli’s painting, as Zephyr blows Venus ashore on her scallop shell, his breeze scatters roses - the rose is an ancient symbol of love.

The roses in my design on this card, bloom in different varieties from buds - as they are blown into the foreground crossing each other to form kisses

Wind from the West, in our end of Cornwall, creates spectacular skies & sunsets - often rich pinks tinged with a hint yellow, which I chose to colour these rose petals.

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by Elly Rowbotham Printmaker within 3 days of receiving payment.

Shipping destination Cost Additional items
United Kingdom £1.00 £0.25

Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Germany, France, Spain, Finland, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Austria, Latvia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Gibraltar

£2.65 £0.25
United States £3.30 £0.25
Rest of the World £3.45 £0.25

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