La Plume Verte

LaPlumeVert

Monotype

Small (feather size 6 inches)

In between printing layers on my latest linoprint, I’ve been using my field finds to produce some monoprints.  I like the way this feather has turned out with the marks along the rachis.  The inks that I use are intaglio printmaking oil based inks and they have a habit of making the barb separate into little discrete units and then finally the whispy afterfeather creates a lovely softness to the print.

It’s amazing how a collection of these together with a fantastic skeletal structure enables birds to fly – I’m always in awe of this.

And the title – I’m practicing my french at every opportunity.

Enjoy!

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