Artist's description:

Stretch out your arms, let your hair blow in the wind and feel how you lift!

WHAT IS A LINOCUT?: a 4 color linocut print reduction, this means that as I am printing the very short edition of 5 prints I cut away areas to keep the colour I just printed.
It is a bit of a head game, you have to think very carefully, and register the colors correctly, that is, for each color, you ink up the lino and take it through the press, that means the paper and plate has to be exactly positioned every time. A bit crazy, but by far my most favorite printmaking technique! When I am done, the plate is unusable, and I only save it as proof of it being mine. You can join over 60.000 viewers on Youtube, to see how a reduction print is made and printed by me, go to www.youtube.com and search under my name to watch a whole gang of printmaking movies. Some of them are in the "me at work" section of my shop.
All my lino prints are printed by me, printmaking is my big love!

SIZE: I have printed my freedom girl in contemporary colors, a bright sky blue and a lovely bright red, with the last run through the press in black.
The printmaking paper is a warm white beautiful piece of Canson Edition.
the image measures 8" x 8" (20 cm x 19 cm)
and paper is 10" x 10". (25 cm x 27 cm)
I have signed and numbered the print.
Please note, you might not receive the number in the photo.

SHIPPING: I'll mail it to you protected by tissuepaper and a cellophane sleeve so it arrives safely (see my reviews). It comes with a flier explaining what a lino reduction is. If it is a gift, let me know and I'll giftwrap!
Thank you for looking in my shop, and welcome back.
Mariann

Materials used:

printmaking paper, linoleum, lino cutters, rollers, block printing inks, etching press, artists skill and imagination

Freedom, linocut reduction (2017)

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This artwork is sold by Mariann Johansen-Ellis from Denmark

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