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Oil of Vervain – A New Print.

Posted in etsy, Illustration, Prints, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 12, 2016 by stevelarder

 

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‘Oil of Vervain’ – an Illustrated art-print.

This is an illustrated depiction of the folklore surrounding the Vervain plant in the Lincolnshire Fens. The Fens, also known as the Fenland(s), is a naturally marshy region in eastern England. Vervain Oil was used to locate drowned bodies under the belief it would attract eels to the spot in the stream where the body lay.

– 16.5″ x 11.7″ (A3) on 200gsm fine grain, heavy weight paper.

– Limited edition, hand signed print created from original ink and brush artwork.

– Each print is sent in a sturdy cardboard tube wrapped in acid free tissue paper.

– Any questions, get in touch.

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Edinburgh illustration.

Posted in Buildings, Illustration, Prints with tags , , , , , , , on February 22, 2016 by stevelarder

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An illustration of the beautiful city of Edinburgh, with Arthur’s seat clearly visible in the background.

Creature tree – The ecosystem of an oak tree. Illustration print.

Posted in Illustration, Prints with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on October 14, 2013 by stevelarder

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Illustration print depicting the ecosystem of an oak tree. The illustration demonstrates some of the types of creature typically found inhabiting the different layers.

– First there is the roots, soil and litter zone beneath the tree. Here lives earthworms and woodlice who feed off last years leaves and acorns.

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– Next is the trunk layer, which provides shelter for insects such as ants and larvae.

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– The leaves and branch area provide pollen and nectar for bees, while moths lay their eggs.

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– Finally is the canopy wherer squirrels gather acorns and small birds such as blue tits hunt the moth larvae.

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– 11.7″ x 16.5″ (A3) on 200gsm fine grain, recycled, heavy weight paper.

– Limited edition, hand signed print created from original ink and brush artwork.

– Print is delivered in a cello bag, packed with mount board in a board backed envelope.

– Any questions, get in touch.

 

Available to buy on my etsy shop