Open now: Four paintings in The Pyramid Gallery's Summer Show (Ends Sep 2nd).
Lynne Roebuck (Handwritten) 
Seaside art print

Seaside art print:
Three Bays

This seaside art print is an original print – a linocut. It is inspired by the English coast, with its wide sweeping bays and multiple headlands, though in truth it could be any coastline where the sea has created such a view. The three headlands recede into the distance while the sea splashes us in the face!

Evoking those breathtaking sunny days beside the sea, with endless cloudless skies, vivid blues, a brisk breeze and hazy distant horizons.

  • Image size: 18cm x 20cm (7" x 8")
  • Method: linocut
  • Edition size: 25
  • Passes through press: 3
  • Paper: Magnani Litho (300gsm Extra White)

The original print was put through the printmaker's press three times, each time with a different colour and more of the lino cut-away. This is called the ‘reduction-cut’ way of making an original linocut. It means there is no road back if you make a mistake! The third colour was individually painted onto the carved lino using a paint brush, rather than applied using a roller as is more usual. As a result. the sea has a great deal character and texture in each print. Because each print has it's own distinctiveness it's called a variable edition. This quality is often why collectors prefer hand made prints like mine.

Selected for the 2011 Open Art Exhibition at Ferens Art Gallery, Hull UK.

Three Bays

Open now: Four paintings in The Pyramid Gallery's Summer Show (Ends Sep 2nd).