A group of woodpeckers is called a descent! This is a letterpress print of a few different species of woodpeckers all of which can be found in Oregon. Down the left side of the tree: Black-backed Woodpecker, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Northern Flicker, American Three-toed Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, and Lewis's Woodpecker, and down the right side: Acorn Woodpecker, White-headed Woodpecker, Williamson's Sapsucker, Downy Woodpecker, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Pileated Woodpecker.
Size: 12" x 18"
Paper: 100% cotton paper
Printing: letterpress (imagery from magnesium plates and text from handset metal type)
Ink colours: cream, grey, black, red, yellow, brown, and green
Green Bird Press is a small letterpress printing and bindery operation in Bend, Oregon with a modern, minimalist, often geeky, approach to design. All letterpress products are hand printed on Susan Porteous's Vandercook and Kelsey presses using a combination of handset type and custom metal printing plates.