Low Rider

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Release date: 2022
Limited edition: 16 color, 10 black & white
Image: 16″x11 1/2″
Margins: 4″ (sides) x 3″ (top) x 3 1/2″ (bottom)
Sheet size: 24″x18″
Paper: Strathmore 300 Series
Inks: Cranfield Oil-Based

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Low Rider features a snail cruising along on the forest floor. Leafs, sticks, and camouflaged insects surround the subject. Snails have beautiful swirled shells. I wanted to highlight the elegance of this form by carving it in detail.  I also enlarged the snail shell to a comical degree. Size matters in the animal world.  No one will mess with this plucky mollusk!

This piece was inspired by The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova Bailey.  A snail takes up residence on the author’s nightstand. Bailey chronicles snail behavior and relays facts about these unusual creatures. It’s a great book that’s worth checking out. – Lyell Castonguay

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