Yes Beer (linocut)


‘Yes Beer’ (linocut)

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‘Yes Beer’ is a linocut made by printing from hand-carved linoleum.

I cut a beer stein and a speech bubble out of lino. I inked up the beer with an ombre effect graduated colour ink, and the speech bubble with solid black ink. Then I squashed both pieces onto paper, using a heavy Albion press.

Inspired by Hogarth’s Beer Street and Gin Lane, ‘Yes Beer’ and ‘Yes Gin’ work nicely as a pair. But please heed Hogarth’s warnings and drink responsibly.

17cm height

20cm width

Oil-based printing ink on paper.

This listing is for one from a series of fifty linoprints. Unframed, unmounted. There are variations in colour, positioning, and overlap – this is a normal feature of handmade printmaking.

Postage & packaging is included in the sale price. I wrap each linoprint in acid-free tissue paper and package it securely in flat cardboard.

This listing is for one unframed, unmounted, linoprint.

Please note I can currently only accept sales from and delivery to the UK.

I price my work fairly. I work out the price for each handmade print I sell by adding the number of hours of my skilled time + studio costs + materials costs, divided by the number of units produced in that series of prints. This results in realistic prices for original artwork. I like knowing that I could afford to buy my own work, not pricing it only for billionaires to buy.

I see art and craft as a necessity as well as a luxury. For this reason, in 2023 I am donating 20% of my income from art and craft sales to charity. My chosen charity for 2023 is Meadow Well Connected.

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'Yes Beer', 'Yes Gin', 'Yes Beer' & 'Yes Gin'