Laura BOSWELL

Laura Boswell is fully dedicated to being printmaker, working only with linocut and traditional Japanese woodblock printing.  She obtained a degree in art history and visual arts in Wales and trained extensively in Japan, where she studied ancestral printmaking techniques with master craftsmen.  Her esthetic is infused with influences and skills acquired from this rich printmaking tradition, but it is not restricted by it.  While Boswell’s use of line, her use of the white of the paper, and her choice of colors are all partially influenced by traditional Japanese woodcuts, she makes each composition her own.  For one, Boswell often composes her images using painted strokes directly applied to her matrix.  Carving these fluid lines meticulously she somehow obtains effects which are surprisingly loose.  Combined with her use of light color, printed in layers wiped and mixed directly on the block, her images gain a sense of spontaneity which belies their careful construction.  Her prints, which depict nature in bright and at times vibrant colors, sometimes focus on details, while at other times they depict sweeping vistas.  Her prints’ editions are nearly always very small, circa 10 each.

Laura Boswell_Dusk_Moon-Color Reduction linocut - tree sunset landscape
$100

Dusk Moon

BOSWELL, Laura

Color linocut reduction, printed on wove paper.Edition of 9.Signed, dated and numbered in pencil.  

Laura Boswell - Chiltern_Seasons_Winter - Japanese watercolor woodblock - thistle winter landscape
$550

Chiltern Seasons Winter

BOSWELL, Laura

Japanese watercolor woodblock, printed on wove paper.Edition of 25.Signed, dated and numbered in pencil.  

Laura Boswell - Night Gardens, Kyoto - Japanese watercolor woodblock triptych
$475

Night Gardens, Kyoto

BOSWELL, Laura

Japanese watercolor woodblock, printed on wove paper.Edition of 30.Signed in pencil.

Laura Boswell - Kingfisher Splash - linocut - bird water
$350

Kingfisher Splash

BOSWELL, Laura

Color linocut reduction, printed on wove paper.Edition of 5.Signed in pencil.

Laura Boswell - Near Applecross, Cloud Forms - Japanese watercolour woodblock
$350

Near Applecross, Cloud Forms

BOSWELL, Laura

Japanese water-based woodcut.Unique artwork, one of eight monoprints in the "Near Applecross" series.Signed and dated in pencil.

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$600

Water Meadow Morning

BOSWELL, Laura

Color linocut reduction, printed on wove paper.Edition of 12.Signed, dated and numbered in pencil. NOTE: The first image you see on this page is a ...

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Laura Boswell - Dry Stone Wall - color linocut reduction - mountainous snowy landscape - detail
$450

Dry Stone Wall

BOSWELL, Laura

Color linocut reduction, printed on wove paper.Edition of 12.Signed, dated and numbered "9/12" in pencil. Chances are that this alpine looking vall...

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