This is a limited edition linocut print (of an edition on of 50) of a Cormorant.
I have loved this seabird since childhood when I would watch them on holidays in Wales. I would watch them patiently waiting for fish, or hanging out their wings to dry, and I was fascinated by their stillness and dark watchfulness.
You can see a film of the printing of my Cormorant on my Instagram feed: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bajug6bDspl/?hl=en&taken-by=deborahvasspainting
Each is hand printed with environmentally - friendly, water - based ink on heavyweight quality, soft Somerset ivory paper.
Each print varies slightly due of the pressure and amount of ink, so each one is unique.
The photographs show the stages of the print being made, from my initial sketches, to the carving of the lino and the hand printing of each print.
Each print is signed, numbered and dated by the artist.