Balearic Sunshine by Kate Heiss, Bee-eater, tropical, Spain, Menorca, Bird, cactus, Summer, floral

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  • About this work of Art

    Kate Heiss
    Balearic Sunshine

    Edition of 20
    Printed with oil based relief inks on 300gsm soft white Somerset velvet paper.
    Signed and dated on the front
    Image size 30 x 21cm
    Mounted size 40 x 30cm

    Linocut Print – A relief printing technique where lino is cut, inked and rolled to create an inverse relief print, generating the image as seen.
    This work is sold mounted but not framed.
    Please note that in situ images are purely an indication of how a piece may look.

    This hand made linocut print features one of my favourite birds the Beeeater. I was inspired to create this print so that I could capture the moment when I came across a colony of them in Menorca this summer. They were flying across the hot sandy farmland swooping to catch insects. Their beautiful bright plumage was shining in the sun. The print is made up of 5 individually cut lino blocks all hand pulled through a press.

    Kate Heiss is a contemporary Printmaker & Designer creating
    limited edition screen prints and linocuts on paper.

    Kate studied at the Royal college of Art, graduating with an MA in
    Textile Design in 1997. She then worked for a wide range of
    fashion brands before setting up her own printmaking
    studio in 2011.

    Kate creates dynamic, vibrant, illustrative prints inspired by
    her love of birds, flowers and nature of the landscapes of East Anglia.
    Her work is handmade in her studio in Hertfordshire and regularly
    exhibited across the UK.

    Kate’s artworks and surface pattern designs have also been
    used by many familiar Stationery and Homeware brands.
    Her clients include, Museums & Galleries, The ART File,
    Art Angels, Woodmansterne, Camden Graphics, Athena,
    Rewrapped and John Lewis.

    Recently Kate has completed several private commissions
    and has had her work featured in a variety of books.

    © Kate Heiss 2019 All rights reserved

  • Additional information
    • Size : H 40 cm x W 30 cm
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