Long Shadows

Limited Edition of 24 Prints

Actual print size approx 30.5 x 40.5cm
Unmounted print paper size approx 37.5 x 48.5cm


Further Info

Long Shadows is a reduction linocut print meaning that the lino block is carved in between each layer of ink. I can’t remember now how many stages there were in this print, five or six I think but it could have been more, it’s so easy to lose count!

Afternoon sun, an avenue of trees and the reaching fingers of long shadows.
Inspired by an afternoon walk with the dogs where I was chasing the sun, hunting for light and making use of a phone camera. The print was compiled from some of those photos and aimed to catch some of the soft romance of that wonderful afternoon light and the amazing shadows as they fell across the field.

The inks used for this print are Schmincke Aqua-Linoldruck which are water soluble inks with high lightfast properties.
The paper is Zerkall fine art 120gsm printmaking paper. Due to the lighter nature of the paper, the weight of the inks and the pressure of the press the paper isn’t completely flat, see images.

As each print is inked and printed by hand there will be slight variations between each print, each one is in it’s own way an original.
Colours may appear slightly differently on a computer screen to the actual print.

Handmade Prints
These prints are all handmade and as such there can be slight variations in the prints in an edition, though these are very slight. It means that each print in an edition is unique and is an original in it’s own right. Please also bear in mind that although I take every care to photograph the prints as faithfully as possible there can also be variations in colour between what you view on a screen and the original print.

Free Postage in the UK is included in the price of all the prints. For delivery to the EU and ROW please contact me for a quote.

Sending Your Prints

Unmounted Prints – smaller prints are sent in a flat, card backed envelope or in a tube.

All larger unmounted prints are sent in a rigid cardboard tube to arrived safely with you. Prints sent in a tube will need to be carefully unrolled and flattened out.

Mounted Prints – smaller mounted prints will be sent in a card backed envelope with additional padding to prevent damage. Larger mounted prints are packed between sheets of thick card and then wrapped in paper to protect them.

Framed Print – only available for UK delivery. Wrapped in bubble wrap and boxed. Courier delivery.

Postage is first class Royal Mail unless otherwise agreed in advance.