A Few Woodpeckers Letterpress Print - 12" x 18"

$ 46.00

A group of woodpeckers is called a descent! This is a letterpress print of a few different species of woodpeckers all of which can be found in Oregon. Down the left side of the tree: Black-backed Woodpecker, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Northern Flicker, American Three-toed Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, and Lewis's Woodpecker, and down the right side: Acorn Woodpecker, White-headed Woodpecker, Williamson's Sapsucker, Downy Woodpecker, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Pileated Woodpecker.

Size: 12" x 18"
Paper: 100% cotton paper
Printing: letterpress (imagery from magnesium plates and text from handset metal type)
Ink colours: cream, grey, black, red, yellow, brown, and green
Edition size: 95 (hand signed)
Packaging: clear protective sleeve with backer board shipped in a rigid mailer

This is the first printing of A Few Woodpeckers, each print was hand fed through the press 8 times, once for each colour in the imagery and again to print the text.

 

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