New Beginnings was a fun 3 colour linocut to make inspired by a focus on doing more of what you love and taking a new direction. The praying mantis a symbol of good luck and the light bulb, a light bulb moment!
One of a small edition of 15, it has an image size of 9cm (w) x 14cm (h) and is printed on Stonehenge paper 250gsm and unframed
Creating and carving linoprints has become an all-consuming artistic practice for Carolyn with her subject matter an eclectic mix of nature, animals, mythology and daily observations. She especially likes the bold graphic nature inherent in linocuts that lends itself to many applications. Carolyn enjoys every aspect of the process from pondering ideas, sketching and refining and transferring to lino. She loves the carving process using traditional tools and the mindfulness of the practice. She finds a magic that comes in the final stage of printing when the ideas and the lino’s characteristics form a collaboration. Sources of inspiration for her include: animals, nature, books, music, art, other eras and anything that peaks her curiosity. INSTAGRAM | WEBSITE