This is a round of Yew from Hexhamshire Hardwoods, and it is a Northumberland Tree approximately 79 years old, it began life in 1939.
This piece of wood was sanded, burned, wire brushed, and then inked.
The wood isn't level enough to be put through the press so this image is hand burnished using a bone folder. Its a slow, careful process as very millimetre of the paper has to be pressed onto the wood.
But so worth it!
It is printed on Fabriano Unica Handmade paper 50% cotton content 250gsm.
The Black Ink print is a limited edition of 150; Red Ink is a limited edition of 50.
The image is available mounted using acid free mount board, with a fulfilment time of 3 days.
Solid oak frame as shown, fulfilment time is 7 days.
Window of the mount is 44cm x 44cm with a 3 inch mount.
The framed size is: 64 x 64cm
NB: The photographs are taken with the glass removed from the framed prints so that there is no reflection and the print can be seen clearly.