Giraffe (framed)

Description

Here we have the beautiful Giraffe. Such an amazing animal, this original print was a pleasure to create, drawing and carving over 70 hours, using the reduction method, to give the detail that you can see in the close up picture, resulting in an end result which looks photo like.

A hand carved, hand printed linocut, of a young, inquisitive Giraffe.

This print was been shortlisted for the Royal Academy of Art summer Exhibition, 2020.

This has been printed using a single plate of lino, and the detail has been achieved by reducing the lino for each layer (8 in total), so no others can be made, making the small edition very collectible.

Image Size :: 35cm x 28cm
Paper Size :: 47cm x 35cm

Framed Size: 54cm x 44cm

From an edition of 13

Hand printed on good quality 165gsm Zerkall acid free paper, using oil based inks.
It comes numbered and signed by me on the front.

Should you have any questions relating to this item or to enquire about having the item delivered: 

£225.00

Also Available: Unframed

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Extraordinary linocuts inspired by the artist’s travels and the local environment

Artist:

Wayne Longhurst

About the Artist

Hello!  I am Wayne Longhurst, a linocut artist based in sunny (apparently) Worthing.

I have been creating linocut prints for a few years now, teaching myself when I first heard about the medium 6 years ago (yep, I hadn’t heard about it until I was in my early 30’s, I guess it skipped my generation at school).  I immediately took to it, and was soon smitten with it, to the stage where I am lucky enough to have my own home studio.

As I live near the Sussex Downs national park and the seaside, a lot of my work is inspired by what I see on my travels, including trees up on the downs and seaside staples, like seagulls, beach huts and ice-creams.

Always wishing to challenge myself, I’m constantly on the lookout for the next print which will push my boundaries even further.  My latest set of prints (my animal prints and Schrodingers Crater) certainly did that!  I wanted them to be photo realistic, and to achieve that they were printed using the reduction technique, with up to 8 layers….these very nearly broke me…!  But I’m still here!  And thinking of the next print….

Thanks for looking!

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