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Hand finished Mussel Shell Gyotaku Print, Wet Mounted

Hand finished Mussel Shell Gyotaku Print, Wet Mounted

Regular price £175.00 GBP
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This print was made used local mussel shells from the Menai Strait.  These little bivaves are amazing for the sea, acting as filters and creating a great environment for biodiversity. 

With their very faint ribbing in the shell and the curved shape, they are very difficult to print from.  These have been finished by hand using a quality coloured art pencil. 

This print is on Thai Mulberry paper measuring approx 50x34cm and has been mounted using the authentic Japanese wet mounting technique which uses a simple flour and water paste and requires a period of around 24 hours to dry and stretch. 

After stretching it for the first time, I've then hand drawn onto this print.  It was then wet mounted a second time. 

The print is supplied unframed and without mount boards.  It will be wrapped in acid free tissue paper and sent in a poster tube ready for framing and mounting.  It also comes with a certificate of authenticity. 

Shipping to the UK is free and is calculated at checkout for all other territories.  Please feel free to message me directly if you'd like to get a quote for a framed print.

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