Daisy, linocut fine art print


This is a very special print for many reasons, but mainly the subject- my beloved dog Daisy. I've wanted to do a print of her since I first fell into letterpress, but it took some years for me to build my carving skills and gain the confidence that I could do her justice. The composition comes from a picture I took of her at home, snoozing away. Since she loved sitting outside, I put her underneath my favorite tree, a birch I planted when we first moved into my house. 

This two color linocut is a variable edition, having been printed on two different types of paper. I also plan to do another color combination with a golden yellow. While the lime green references the hope and energy of spring, the gold represents autumn, and the slowing down of life around us.

This lime/black combination was printed on two papers:
Mohawk Via Vellum "flax", 80lb - a beautiful natural colored paper with noticeable fibers running through it. Edition of 100
Cranes Lettra Flourescent White, 300gm - a soft, 100% cotton paper that takes a deep impression and creates a velvety ink. Edition of 25

Print measures 8” wide x 10” tall for easy framing and matting.

As with all hand printed items, variations in color and texture may occur.

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