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Canine Wisdom

Limited Edition Linoprints

Canine Wisdom Wagging Tail Limited Edition Linoprint | The Enlightened Hound

Canine Wisdom

Limited Edition Linoprints

A dog’s guide to happiness (for humans)

The Canine Wisdom prints are a series of inspirational typographical lino-prints that celebrate the principles dogs instinctively follow for a simple, happy life. These dog sayings are an original hand-crafted reminder to their human owners of the joy that comes from following the ‘way of the dog’.

The prints use authentic fonts from original Wild West and US Civil War posters. The letters are hand carved onto lino printing plates, then each print is individually hand-printed on acid free archival 170gsm paper with traditional linseed oil inks, using hand-mixed colours, inspired by the American Colonial era.

The vintage style, slightly distressed lettering and the typographical style is reminiscent of old Wild West Wanted Posters and 19th century American Show Posters.

A dog’s guide to happiness (for humans)

The Canine Wisdom prints are a series of inspirational typographical lino-prints that celebrate the principles dogs instinctively follow for a simple, happy life. These dog sayings are an original hand-crafted reminder to their human owners of the joy that comes from following the ‘way of the dog’.

The prints use authentic fonts from original Wild West and US Civil War posters. The letters are hand carved onto lino printing plates, then each print is individually hand-printed on acid free archival 170gsm paper with traditional linseed oil inks, using hand-mixed colours, inspired by the American Colonial era.

The vintage style, slightly distressed lettering and the typographical style is reminiscent of old Wild West Wanted Posters and 19th century American Show Posters.

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I am very paw-ticular when it comes to the art work that graces my home. I see a LOT of dog prints, paintings, and photographs in my line of work, and the Enlightened Hound’s Canine Wisom prints stopped me in my tracks. As a gift, a family member had it framed for me and it now graces the entrance to my office. My heart beats dog, and the Canine Wisdom prints just confirmed in art what my soul already knows: Dogs enlighten and teach us oh so much

Carol Bryant, Editor & Blogger (USA)

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Canine Wisdom No.1

"Start each day with a wagging tail"
Canine Wisdom Wagging Tail Limited Edition Linoprint | The Enlightened Hound

Canine Wisdom No.1 (Wagging Tail): Unframed

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£59.00
Canine Wisdom Wagging Tail Limited Edition Linoprint | The Enlightened Hound

Canine Wisdom No.2

"If what you want lies buried..."
Canine Wisdom Inspirational Quote Limited Edition Linoprint | The Enlightened Hound

Canine Wisdom No.2 (If What You Want Lies Buried...): Unframed

PCW2
£59.00
Canine Wisdom Inspirational Quote Limited Edition Linoprint | The Enlightened Hound

Canine Wisdom No.3

"Run to greet loved ones..."
Dog Wisdom Word Art Limited Edition Linoprint | The Enlightened Hound

Canine Wisdom No.3 (Run To Greet Loved Ones...): Unframed

PCW3
£59.00
Dog Wisdom Word Art Limited Edition Linoprint | The Enlightened Hound

Canine Wisdom No.4

"Explore new paths..."
Dog Lover Linoprint Inspirational Quote | The Enlightened Hound

Canine Wisdom No.4 (Explore New Paths...): Unframed

PCW4
£59.00
Dog Lover Linoprint Inspirational Quote | The Enlightened Hound

Canine Wisdom No.5

"Live simply..."
Dog Love Wisdom Quote Print Limited Edition | The Enlightened Hound

Canine Wisdom No.5 (Live Simply...): Unframed

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£59.00
Dog Love Wisdom Quote Print Limited Edition | The Enlightened Hound
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Just to say how much I enjoy looking at my prints that I have bought from you. "A Dog is the Best Medicine" and " Start the Day with a Wagging Tail" are my mantras and they both help me to face each day with a positive attitude. Thank you and keep creating your lovely work

Hazel (UK)

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About the Canine Wisdom linoprints

A dog’s guide to happiness (for humans)

The Canine Wisdom prints are a series of inspirational typographical lino-prints that celebrate the principles dogs instinctively follow for a simple, happy life. These dog sayings are an original hand-crafted reminder to their human owners of the joy that comes from following the ‘way of the dog’.

The prints use authentic fonts from original Wild West and US Civil War posters. The letters are hand carved onto lino printing plates, then each print is individually hand-printed on acid free archival 170gsm paper with traditional linseed oil inks, using hand-mixed colours, inspired by the American Colonial era.

The vintage style, slightly distressed lettering and the typographical style is reminiscent of old Wild West Wanted Posters and 19th century American Show Posters.

These prints are original, linoprints, hand-printed with traditional linseed oil ink in 3 colours on acid-free 175gsm paper.
Image size: 28 x 41 cm (including signature)
Each print is signed and numbered.

Limited edition of 250 prints.

The prints fit a standard 40 x 50 cm frame with the mount provided (UK addresses only).

Worldwide Shipping

Shipping to UK addresses: Unframed prints are shipped by courier with a matt (mount) suitable for standard 40 x 50 cm frame

Shipping outside the UK: Unframed prints are rolled in sturdy tube and shipped via International Tracked & Signed mail.

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Happy Holidays to you! This morning my husband opened the Dog Wisdom print #3 and loved it. We have the perfect spot to add it to the other three dog wisdoms.

Deanna (USA)

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How these prints are made

Each of these prints is a 3 colour linoprint. Each colour requires a seperate lino plate. The design is carved into the lino by hand and then ink is applied to the resulting raised area. Paper is laid over the inked plate which is then passed through my etching press.

Only one colour (layer) can be printed at a time and prints are hung up to dry in between layers.

Printmaking artist carving lino plate | The Enlightened Hound
Linoprint Plate Carved Lettering  |The Enlightened Hound
Linoprinting process pulling a print | The Enlightened Hound
Linoprints hanging up to dry |The Enlightened Hound
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I love this SO much! Cannot recommend this print highly enough. Packaged with great care, and swiftly dispatched. Looking forward to buying other prints in the series

Rachel (UK)

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Received prints today and they are GREAT!! Can't wait to get them framed and hung. These will be my inspiration for starting each day :) Very nice work!

Melanie (USA)

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