The Gardens Series

The End Of May

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The foreground of this garden fantasy was based on

sketches of the jumble of "cottage" plants at the front

of our house. The more ordered background is partly

fantasy - gardens are never quite that ordered are they?

My son's hand reaches in with a pair of scissors. Is this

pruning or mischief? Here is an enlarged detail:

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The story of this engraving from original sketch to finished print

is shown as a series of photographs on this page.


Image size: 138 x 60 mm

Engraved and printed by the artist in an edition of 100

copies on Zerkall paper using a Vandercook proof press.



This image is © Andy English 1998 and must not be

reproduced without written permission from the artist.

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