‘Nest Egg’ print

I saw this preserved birds nest in Spain and thought it would make a beautiful lino print.

Straw nest with green egg in the centre

The ‘Nest Egg’ print was hand cut from lino.

Bird's nest lino cut

Birds nest and egg lino cuts

Print experiments and paper testing ready for the final 2 colour print on cotton paper.

Black and duck egg blue bird's nest print

Notes – Lino cutting tips:

  • Warm your lino gently with a hair dryer if you’re finding it difficult to cut or working on fine details
  • If your lino ink is too thick and gloopy, dilute it was a tiny blob of washing up liquid

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