Reduction Linocut with Stencils
1 of 10 colour versions
Image size 30x40cm
Colour versions on show at Watts Gallery - Artists Village in Compton, Surrey during July and August in Greenwich Printmakers at 40.
Inspired by G F Watts' love of birdlife, my linocut places the artist from “Self-portrait in a Red Robe” at the centre of a metaphysical landscape surrounded by birds, both indigenous and tropical, such as those whose feathers would be used in fashion in the 19thC. As a protector and vocal advocate for the protection of birds, I wanted to dedicate my piece for this exhibition to his vision and empathy for the natural world. In the background the winged angel from “A Dedication” walks tall and Watts' dead heron is brought back to life in the foreground.