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hand carved. hand pulled.

one by one

PRINTMAKINg

A few summers ago in a North Carolina backyard, I learned printmaking. A dear friend shared her knowledge and cutting tools as I carved my first woodblock. We pulled the first prints a few hours later with black ink, rice paper, and a spoon. I loved the feel of the work and when the paper pulled from the block the first time revealing a generic cityscape, I was hooked. I got my own cutting tools a few days later and the rest is history. 

I like the design, thoughtfulness, and calm involved with making prints and the challenge to communicate a complex idea in a simple medium. This type of art is long lasting because of its simplicity. They make a statement in any room without being loud which somehow makes them universally appealing. 


 

Why are linocuts special?

Hand Carved: Each block is carved by hand. No lasers or fancy machines. Just old fashioned carving tools.

Hand Pulled: Every print is made separately using archival ink and specially selected paper. I choose to not use a press, but opt for a baren or wooden spoon instead.

One by One: Making each print individually gives each piece of art it’s own unique texture. All of my prints are limited editions done in small runs so you’re sure to have a timeless, one-of-a-kind piece.

 

 

SERIES

African Animals:
lion - tiger - elephant
monkey - zebra - giraffe


Woodland Creatures:
rabbit - raccoon - owl

Transportation
train - VW beetle - vintage truck - bronco

Sea Life:
whale - sea turtle - octopus

Places
greenville, sc - charlotte, nc - small town - palmetto

Colleges
clemson - university of georgia - furman

For Fun
peacock - feathers

Summer Song
southern band - gramophone - dancing away

Summer Song Part 2
dock jump - rope swing

Retail STores

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Find art prints in these local stores:

Goosefeathers-Traveler’s Rest, SC

City Lights Interiors-Seneca, SC

Circa Makers & Merchants-Easley, SC

Newtique Boutique-Seneca, SC

Are you a business interested in carrying handmade linocut prints? Email beingsaradixon@gmail.com.

 

custom Work

Linocut prints are a unique form of art that makes space special. They are wonderful as gifts or sentimental pieces. If you have an idea for a unique piece, I would love to work with you. Send me an email using the form to the right and I'll get back to you ASAP!

Custom Work Ideas:

  • houses

  • colleges

  • animals

  • cars, boats, etc

  • names

Custom Request

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