Marilynn Smith Nahcotta, Washington USA
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Nahcotta WA USA
Print Title: Willapa Bay
Paper Dimension: 10x15
Image Dimension: 7 1\2x11 3/4
Block: collagraph, cork mounted on mat board. Surface items were rubber non slip, crushed oyster shells, shrimp shells, corduroy, sandpaper and pieces of nylon rope
Ink: Daniel Smith oil based
Paper: Stonehenge cream
Edition: 31 with 1 artist proof
Comments: I cut my design from cork. I cut 28 pieces to make a puzzle print. I used non slip grid for the largest piece, real crushed oyster shells, shrimp shells, sand paper, pieces of nylon rope and corduroy. I mounted the largest piece onto a piece of mat board 8x13 inches and puzzled the other pieces to it. There are six textures, six colors and 28 pieces. It took 45 minutes to an hour to ink each piece and put together the puzzle and run a print. This is not a land map, it is a water map of the bay I live by, Willapa Bay.