The sun is spreading down from the top of the frame blending with the ram's wool. The horns and wool are embossed, giving the print a 3D appearance. The embossing is done with an embossing tool after the print has been printed and dried.
The red snake at the bottom of the image is the artist's initial "BW' in snake (the artist was born in the year of the snake).It is made from layers of sumi ink and water based pigment brushed on to two hand carved basswood blocks (black, red initial).
The print comes mounted in 8 x 10 conservation mat.
PLEASE NOTE: This item is one of the images that can be matted together in family groups of 2 to 6. Please contact the artist to order groups matted together.Paper size: app. app. 4 x 6 inches
Image size: app. app. 1 1/2 x 4 inches
Paper: Japanese handmade Kozo (mulberry bark)
Mat: Bainbridge 8462 Wheat 8 x 10"
Packaged flat, hard backed, acid free crystal bag
Technique and zodiac animal descriptions included in package