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Limited edition linocut print
Edition of 8
Oil-based inks on Japanese Ho-Sho paper
Image Size: 22 cm x 22 cm
Paper Size: 29 cm x 28 cm
Please note that in situ images are purely an indication of how a piece may look.
Spring Walk is a limited edition linocut landscape print by Sarah Weston. The inspiration for this landscape print came from many wonderful walks exploring the footpaths of Hertfordshire. The landscape view looks across farmland from the woodland path lined with cow parsley and ferns. This is printed in four layers of colour and is a small edition of 8 prints, all of which are printed by hand so subtle variations occur between them. Each print is numbered, titled and signed at the bottom.
Following careers in graphic design and teaching, Sarah now works as a printmaker. She has always loved vibrant illustrations and bold use of colour, and since discovering relief printmaking Sarah has developed her own illustrative style and enjoys creating contemporary linocuts. All her designs are handmade, limited edition prints and each one gradually evolves from initial sketches, to meticulously carving lino and then finally seeing the image appear on paper with each layer of colour. Most of her prints are created using the ‘reduction’ method which enables a multi-coloured print to be produced layer by layer from one block. Much of Sarah’s inspiration comes from colours, shapes and patterns found in nature and each print is designed to capture different aspects of our countryside and coast.
Size: H:29 cm x W:28 cm