This was so much fun to make. On a personal note, this piece is inspired by my older kids. It reminds me of them every morning, running to the bus stop with their cups of coffee.
“Late, but first, let me have my cup of coffee! “
Axolotls are also named after the Ancient Aztec god, Xolotl. He was the god of fire, lightning, sickness, and deformities. One legend says the god, Xolotl, got mixed up in the political affairs of the other gods and feared he would be banished or lose his life. He decided to transform himself into an Axolotl to elude capture.
This print is handmade using professional quality tools and materials. Carved lino block, inked, and printed on bristol paper . Printed with an etching press at La Chicharra Studio in Brownsville, Texas.
Some minor variations in ink consistency and texture may occur from print to print.
Prints are titled, numbered, and hand signed by the artist in pencil.
Limited edition of 22
Paper 8” X 10”
Sold unframed and unmounted.
Prints will be carefully packaged, wrapped inside an acid-free paper, and sent in a large flat envelope.