Spring leaf buds

‘Life Cycle’ size 30x20cm, Linocut 2019

‘Life Cycle’ size 30x20cm, Linocut 2019

Introducing my latest linocut print ‘Life Cycle’ I get really excited each year noticing the signs that Spring is on its way, the pink of Beech leaf buds are the best. When I sat down to draw at this Exmoor spot the green of the mossy grass and the pink of the leaf buds sang. Looking at the old fallen trees compared with the strong growth of the Beech hedges I thought about life cycles both human and in nature,a sense of time passing. Below is a peak into my sketchbook at one of the drawings that I built to help me structure the composition of my print.

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