Spring Rats is composed of 30 rats positioned with their noses together in the shape of flowers. It is made from sumi (Japanese ink) and water based pigment brushed on to two hand carved blocks. Two of the flowers have embossed petals so in the image they appear to be whitened. The embossing is done with an embossing tool after the print has been printed and dried.
The print comes mounted in 8 x 10 conservation mat.Paper size: app. 4 x 6 inches
Image size: app. 1 1/2 x 4 inches
Paper: Japanese handmade Kozo (mulberry bark)
Mat: Bainbridge Alphamat 8462 Wheat 8 x 10"
Packaged flat, hard backed, acid free crystal bag
Technique and zodiac animal descriptions included in package