Heysen

All products for sale in this category are represented by SABI Designs.

Sabi Designs is the creation of Cathy Gray and Karen Judd.

Cathy and Karen are always looking for the perfect piece of timber. Each tree is a story waiting to be told.  The rings, curves, lines forever changing and leaving behind evidence of the trees connection to the earth and the life once lived.

Once the timber has been salvaged the piece is then planed and sanded to remove any chainsaw marks. A smooth surface is created, the wood is then burned and the surface brushed to reveal the story. The surface is then inked and the paper or canvas is applied directly to the wood. The story is now captured forever.

Long after the tree has fallen the wood continues to change. Cracks will appear, the wood will expand and shrink depending on the weather and because of this no two prints will be the same.

Cathy and Karen have worked over the last 12 months sourcing paper that will truly do these prints justice and now work with handmade Japanese rice paper and stretched canvas for the larger pieces.