The Mimetic Tree by Maria Bălan | manual linocut printed Men’s T-Shirt



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 manually prints the t-shirts in this short video.


All sizes are available as a backorder. Production time: 1-2 weeks, to allow ink to cure.

Each t-shirt is lino-printed manually, thus each piece is unique. 

View The Mimetic Tree women’s t-shirt by Maria Bălan.


🔖 Do you love the artwork but would you rather collect it? Buy The Mimetic Tree linocut print here, and the signed reduction woodprint and linocut print, here.

See other limited edition manual linocut and reduction wood prints from the “Anomalica” series, such as the Forest Spirit, a linocut paste-up on reclaimed brick, The Punishment, or the Anomalica & Fete și Elemente (Girls and Elements) sets, each containing 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.

Follow Maria on Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr.

Additional information

Weight 700 g
Dimensions 35 × 25 × 2 cm
colour | size

S white, M white, L white, XL white, 2XL white, S black, M black, L black, XL black, 2XL black


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