MStraccia Art

Marisa Straccia

Illustrator, Printmaker

Greetings! I’m Marisa, a digital art-worker from Bedford, UK. In my free time I ditch the screen for printmaking. You can buy this artwork from my linoprint shop

My influences are magical folk, ordinary folk, animals and nature.

Winter Barn Owl Four Colour Handprinted Reduction Print
Heart Vase Four Colour Hand printed Reduction Print.
Jay. Four layer colour reduction print. Handprinted.
Turtle Dove Three colour reduction print. handprinted.
Water Street Handprinted linocut
Knight. Four layer colour reduction print. Handprinted.
Happy Hens Two layer reduction print. handprinted.
Glory to the Heroes Handprinted linocut, two layer reduction fundraiser print for The Red Cross. Sold out.
Hubert the Fox Handprinted linocut
Green Man prints and sketch
Verdant Man
A mysterious girl with her cat
Autumn Rules Handprinted linocut.
The Chalice handprinted linoprint.
Winter Badger (sold out)
Blue Vase. Four colour linocut reduction print
Solstice House
Mizzen the Unicorn and Fred the Lion
Blackbird Three colour reduction print
Tabby cat print and sketch
Tabby Cat
Blue print of the prophetess
The Prophetess
linoprint of two deers in the snow
Snow On the Moor
Spring Optimist lino print
Spring Optimist
May Flowers Five Colour Reduction Print.

Shop For Art Prints

If you are looking for unique folk style art I have original handprinted work available to buy at MStraccia Art on Etsy


Hope is the thing with feathers

‘ “Hope” is the thing with feathers’ is my latest three colour reduction linocut print. I made it without a press. It is hand burnished with a trusted wooden spoon. The lino print sold out within a week. It was a fundraiser. A buyer had to send me proof of a £30 donation to the…

Yaffle Bird

The Process of Creating This Green Woodpecker Print I like to look at vintage nature books and prints for inspiration. Going to my local library, charity shop and using Pinterest are my favourite places for inspiration. First, I do a drawing in pencil in my sketchbook, then I take a digital photograph of it and…

A Lesson with a Green Woodpecker

This is my first finished reduction print of 2023. I printed the first peachy coloured layer on Christmas Eve 2022. It’s taken me many weeks to complete the print. I do linocut art around my day job and everyday life, snatching little pockets of time to print when I can. Printing isn’t a full time…