Last updated on August 8th, 2019 at 04:48 pm
The Mimetic Tree manual linocut printed Men’s T-Shirt by Maria Bălan
Manually printed by linocut engraving technique with Speedball Relief Ink for Textiles (Oil Based) special ink.
Fabric: 100% OCS-certified organic ring-spun cotton; single jersey; Weight: 145 g/m²; Fit: Casual Fit; taped shoulder to shoulder; tubular fabric.
Made of eco-friendly cotton – certified to the Organic Content Standard 100.
Wash inside out at maximum 40-Celsius degrees. DO NOT IRON PRINT.
See how Maria Bălan hand prints the t-shirts in this short video.
All sizes are available as a backorder. Production time: 1 week for the white t-shirts, 2 weeks for the black t-shirts, to allow ink to cure.
Each t-shirt is lino-printed manually, thus each piece is unique. You can inquire about other t-shirt colours, we can advance your request to the artist. Other available colours: Bright Royal; Grey Heather (85% cotton, 15% viscose); Kiwi Green; Navy Blue; Real Grey; Scarlet Red.
🔖 Do you love the artwork but would you rather collect it? Buy a signed linoprint from The Mimetic Tree series here.
See other limited edition manual linocut and reduction wood prints from the “Anomalica” series, such as The Punishment, the one of a kind Forest Spirit linocut paste up on reclaimed brick, or the Anomalica set of 5 laminated stickers.
About Maria Bălan
Maria Bălan is a multilaterally developed graphic artist who studied Graphic Arts at the National University of Arts Bucharest and a non-practising architect having studied at the Architecture at the University of Architecture and Urbanism “Ion Mincu”. She is based Bucharest, Romania, a freelancer since 2007 and a member of Plastic Artists’ Union from Romania and Illustrators’ Club Romania. Maria enjoys painting walls, creating book illustrations as well as digital art-work (concept art, 2D animation, poster design) with the main focus on portraits and human expressions. Her work has been recognized with The Prize of The International Poster and Book Illustration Biennial For Young Artists, Timisoara, 2013.
In October 2018, she presented her first solo exhibition, “Neștiuții“, a personal project that consists in assembling and illustrating a painful reality that is ignored by the authorities, but also by us, ordinary people who walk every day on the streets and notice at least one case that I call “the unknown”, beings left to chance, which society prefers to keep somewhere on its border, namely street people. She revealed her amazing teaching skills during the Un-hidden Bucharest children’s linocut workshop in 2018.
Read our interview with Maria Bălan, published in January 2019.