Artist: Lyell Castonguay
Release Date: 2023
Image Size: 10″x8″
Paper: Japanese Chiri


Slinky the Cobra enjoys a refreshing dip in the ink can. It’s the best way for an artistic serpent to unwind. Slinky remains poised, printmaking brayer ready, for when the creative muse strikes!


This woodblock print was designed and executed by Lyell Castonguay. Ink is applied to a carved wooden block and hand-pressed onto paper. Japanese Chiri paper compliments the subject’s likeness. Each sheet of chiri has randomly distributed bark inclusions, so every piece is unique. The artwork is signed in pencil by the artist.