Autumn Scrub Oak Sprig

Quercus berberidifolia
Hand printed mineral pigment relief print

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Autumn Scrub Oak Sprig in Gray. A mineral pigment relief print that captures the seasonal story of the California native Scrub Oak, Quercus berberidifolia, as a sprig of acorns and leaves.

A small-batch edition of warm gray printing ink that is handmade with organic flax seed oil and natural mineral pigments of grapevine charcoal, lapis lazuli, and titanium chalk. Printed by hand with cotton paper on an antique printing press. Original ink + pen illustrations by Justina Freel made into photopolymer plate. Each print is visually unique and printed in limited editions.


Paper: Crane's Lettra 110# Pearl White Cotton

Pigment: Lapiz Lazuli, Grape Vine Charcoal, Titanium Chalk

Plate: Photopolymer

Press: 1936 Vandercook No. 4 Proving Press

Size: 6" H x 6" W

Available for purchase in our shoppe.

Available by bespoke commission
in custom mineral pigment color, paper, and framing.

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