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Welcome to Rose & Hen, where you will find original limited edition linocut prints and illustrations, all featuring nature and botanical themes. From insects to landscapes and detailed florals, each one carefully designed with the mantra simple, delicate, timeless.

Each linocut is hand carved and printed in my home studio in the village of Stamford Bridge near York, using pigment rich linseed oil based inks from a local supplier. Due to the handmade nature of linocut, variations will occur which add to the individuality of each print, making each print unique.

Thank you, Carrie xx

Dragonfly Linocut Print, Insect Art, Symbol of Strength.

Dragonfly Linocut Print, Insect Art, Symbol of Strength.
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Dragonfly limited edition linocut print titled "Strength". Edition of 60.

This print is 6 x 6 inches.

Printed using Hawthorn Printmakers oil based inks.

Available in blue ink on 80 gsm natural lokta paper embedded with cornflowers.

Sold unframed and unmounted.

This listing is for one print only.

Each design is created using hand carved plate of lino carved with specialist tools and printed with a hand held a baren. Every print is unique and completely individual due to its handmade nature. It's always so satisfying peeling back to paper to reveal to final print.

Best wishes, Carrie xx

All items posted outside the UK will be sent tracked and signed.
Copyright of this print is retained by the Carrie Lyall and may not be reproduced in any way.


Having a couple of insect prints in my collection, I wanted to add more. So what better choice than a dragonfly. When I was young we had a pond in the garden, and in the summer months it was often frequented by dragonflies. They always seemed to come in such vibrant iridescent colours, and flitted about never staying still long.

Fossils of giant dragonflies have been found that date back 325 million years ago, so they have been around for a very long time indeed. In Japan they are seen as symbols of strength, courage and happiness. I have titled this print "Strength" in honour of this idea, but also because it was created during the Covid 19 lockdown period, and I feel we could all do with at little strength at that times.

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