This shows a classic overgrown Exmoor beech hedge in winter, cut back hard, with smaller trunks laid horizontally to fill gaps and rejuvenate the hedge bank. The process involves great skill, leaving a scene of stark beauty against the blue January sky. In a few years a dense mass of new saplings will be growing strongly from these stumps.

Medium: Oil based ink on Fabriano paper.

Woodcut: Unmounted, unframed.

Print Size: 45 cm x 31 cm including signature, plus generous border.

Edition Size: 20

This is an original limited edition print made by the artist.

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The second image is of the block cut for the final darkest inking