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An Owl took our thoughts away
Limited Edition Print by Mike Heseltine

A Limited Edition signed print produced on A3 40 gms hand made paper (image size is 30cm by 22.5cm). The paper is from Nepal and is the inner bark of the Lokta bush. Each print is signed by the artist and the print run is limited to 1000. As the paper is hand made, each print is totally unique and will have different textures or marks produced by the paper making process. Please note that colours on screen may be very slightly different from the original print you will recieve.

The natural oak frame is specially chosen by the artist, with a deep mount and the glazing is an acrylic glass that is suitable for being transported. New owners may prefer to replace the acrylic glass with normal glass.

An owl hovered above us one summer evening and in that moment, we were distracted into having no thoughts. I find that when I make a connection with wildlife, all thoughts and worries evaporate away and I am caught in the moment. That feeling of intense presence that a moment like this can create, produces a feeling of awareness that seems to only be achieved when we stop the constant chatter of thinking. Thoughts are useful for conducting the practicalities of our lives, but often they also get in the way of just appreciating the magic of being alive. Thoughts can drive us forward, but sometimes we need to have a balance and do nothing, accept everything is what it is and just enjoy the present.

The style of charcoal and pencil marks defining the owl, are repeated in the background and hint at how everything is connected and inter dependant. The space around the owl is as important as the owl itself. If one is effected, the other is effected. Everything is dependant on everthing else. Without space we wouldn't have objects and without objects we would have no space. The drawing is an investigation of the relationship between the owl and the space it is dependant upon in order to exist.

"We put thirty spokes together and call it a wheel, but it is on the spaces of the nave, where there is nothing, that the usefulness of the wheel depends." Nothingness - Lao Tzu.

£170 including postage and packaging.

• Outer frame size is 49cm by 43cm.

• Image size is 30cm by 22.5cm.

• The artist has written in pencil the title of the print, his signature and the number of each unique edition.

• Stunning oak frame included in sale

• Secure and safe Payment via PayPal.

• Packaging - The limited edition prints are rolled with paper to protect from damage before being packaged in tubes.

• Order Processing will be done within 2-5 business days. Delivery by post from the UK will take 2 - 10 days depending on destination and the availability of frames.

• We will give you a refund or a replacement for purchased items you are not satisfied with and are returned to us. In the remote event that your package is lost or damaged upon arrival, please contact:


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