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storm birds lino print by Melanie Wickham

Living Lino – a Folksy Friday Film

by Camilla

Linoprints come to life

Folksy Friday Film no. 5 is a moving art gallery showing three lino prints come to life. Leanne Warren and Yas Bowley have animated printmaker Melanie Wickham’s playful birds and golden hares, alongside Elly Rowbotham’s sunset-lit fishing boat from her original lino print ‘Darker Cloud’, keeping them as true to the original style, line and texture as possible.

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The birds dodge storm clouds, swoop over calmer seas in Elly’s Cornish seascape and fly over Mel’s leaping hares, while Yas Bowley produced a brilliant animation used in the credits, showing the Folksy logo getting carved, inked and printed in lino. Steve Warren has written the music, inspired nature and delivered on his favourite ukulele again, which is now available to stream on Spotify – click here to listen and subscribe on Spotify.

Still ocean lino print with clouds by Elly Rowbotham


Created by Leanne Warren
Folksy logo animation by Yas Bowley
Music: Head in the Clouds, written and performed by Steven Warren

Hares Lino Print by Melanie Wickham
Darker Cloud original lino print by Elly Rowbotham
Storm Birds Lino Print by Melanie Wickham

See more prints by Melanie Wickham here – https://folksy.com/shops/melaniewickham
See more prints by Elly Rowbotham here –

Hare and Birds Lino Print by Melanie Wickham

More about the makers

Read our interview with Melanie Wickham here – https://blog.folksy.com/2019/05/28/melanie-wickham

Follow Elly Rowbotham on Instagram here – https://www.instagram.com/thesmallprinter/

Lino Printed Folksy Logo by Yas Bowley

Find all the items featured in the film in our Folksy Friday Guide on Folksy
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