The Butterfly Bush by Danielle Stretch
Linocut on Paper, Subject: Flowers and plants, Expressive and gestural style, From a limited edition of 30, Signed and numbered on the front, Size: 50 x 35 cm (unframed) / 40 x 30 cm (actual image size), Materials: watercolour paper, relief printing ink and lino
This is a two block lino print of butterflies on buddleia. The main block is printed in dark green and the butterflies are overprinted in a washy orange. It is printed on to pale blue watercolour paper. I was inspired to make this print because the butterflies dancing around the buddleia bushes in my garden in late August were so lovely and I tend to make prints that remind me of sunshine and Summer because this is my favourite time of year and I like to look at images that remind me of it in the depth of Winter. The print has a decorative border.