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"Delicate World" is created using the linocut printing method. Each print is created by hand so there may be tiny variations which add to the individual beauty of this original artwork. "Delicate World" is printed onto Bunkoshi 70gsm printmaking paper from the Awagami factory in Japan.
Print Size 30cm x 30cm
Paper Size 35cm x 35cm (approx)
Ink Type Caligo Safewash Oil Based Relief Ink
This print is sold unframed and unmounted. Photos of framed prints are for illustrative purposes only. Your print will be packaged securely and well protected inside a cardboard tube and will be sent by Royal Mail Tracked and Signed free of charge.
The paper is very strong but can be creased fairly easily, simple uncurling instructions are provided but if you are not confident to handle the print for mounting and framing then using a professional framer is recommended.
"Delicate World" is a limited edition of 50 prints after which the block will deliberately marked so that no further prints can be produced.
Sale of this print does not infer transfer of copyright and the image may not be reproduced or used for commercial purposes without permission being sought from the artist. © Alexandra Owen
The idea of the globe as a dandelion seedhead began after my "Dandelion Clocks" print was completed. The delicacy of the dandelion clock and the ease with which it is destroyed felt quite poignant in the context of our climate emergency. As the COVID 19 pandemic has thundered through all of our lives, the print seems to capture even more the fragility of humans and the world which we inhabit.
"Delicate World" was shortlisted for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.
Linocut is a relief printmaking method where an image is transferred or drawn directly in reverse onto the lino block. The image is then carved into the surface of the lino using mainly U and V shaped gouges. Ink is then applied to the block, paper laid onto the surface and hand burnished or pressed to lift the print. "Delicate World" requires 3 layers of ink to achieve the depth of black I wanted.
Shipping & delivery
This item will be posted to you by MegaLilyDesign within 3 days of receiving payment.
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Returns & Shipping Policy
You have 14 days, from receipt, to notify the seller if you wish to cancel your order or exchange an item.
Unless faulty, the following types of items are non-refundable: items that are personalised, bespoke or made-to-order to your specific requirements; items which deteriorate quickly (e.g. food), personal items sold with a hygiene seal (cosmetics, underwear) in instances where the seal is broken; digital items.
Please note that if your order is being posted outside mainland UK, you (or the recipient) may have to pay customs or VAT charges and a handling fee. The seller is not responsible for any charges or fees that may incur.