When I traded some lovely photos of female Cardinals for my Heart Tree print, I was super excited. I have loved this photograph for as long as I’ve been following her blog. www.http://chroniclesofacountrygirl.blogspot.com/ I was even more enamored when I was able to have the print on my wall and see all the nuisances in this beautiful little bird. Her subtle orange/red copatone (big cap) and her bright fiery beak just screamed watercolor, paint a watercolour. So I did (with Kate’s permission of course).
The Original painting SOLD before I was finished (how blessed I am) to my long lost cousin to be a gift for my Aunt June. I am just amazed by the turn of events this little bird brought.
This is a unique way of framing her. I have a new idea for you if you are interested. My printer guy laminates (professionally) (Not like what you think lamination is) this is an amazing process that makes the piece so durable and you can NOT see the difference between one that is and one that isn’t laminated. It’s that good, anyway….. then he puts it on foam core and it can sit on the outside of a glass frame. You can buy an 8×10 giclee, in an 11×14 frame and it sits on the outside of the glass. You never have to take the frame apart unless you want to change the color of the matte underneath the glass. So this lovely piece sits on the outside of the glass and “floats”. What do you think.?
Giclees are so wonderfully like the real painting that it is hard to distinguish between the original painting and the reproduction. This process allows a buyer to purchase (at a reduced price) a quality, archival print that can be framed and hung with the appearance of an original watercolor painting.
ϔ⤷ This piece is a beautiful Professionally Printed, Crane Museo Max, premium archival, acid-free, 100% cotton-rag giclee and laminated.
The Crane papers do not use any optical brighteners to enhance the white point of the paper and it gives you the richest blacks and the whitest whites. I love this paper Ῠ.
❧100 years in typical home display, 200 years in dark storage, 1 to 5 years for commercial display
❧ Edges are torn like original watercolor paper. It adds a very unique feel for the whole piece.
❉ 4 to 7 day turn around time on this, not including weekends, altho I will always get it
❀ 〪〭 printed and out just as quickly as I can and will let you know what to expect.
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Colors in monitors are always different and this one just can’t convey the beauty here. So rich and deep and vibrant. she really is amazing and the yellows in this computer thing aren’t quite so yellow, the reds and oranges really pop and the purple behind her if very rich.
❀✿ 〪〪〪Thank you for your support of my art and if you see anything else in any of my streams that you would like for yourself, or for me to send to someone else as a surprise gift, you can contact me here and I will send you an invoice to your email account after talking about what you want. I’ve had quite a few people look at my other streams and ask for a certain image to be made a certain way. Please feel free to browse away…..
the last image (if you’ve gotten this far is of the next SpringTime Female Cardinal painting in progress
❤❧She is already incredible and saucy…..
- My little depression green decaunter Watercolour has SOLD (newmexicomtngirl.com)
- Painting watercolour using a ‘Wet-in-Wet’ Technique (greenwillowstudio.wordpress.com)
- Intimately intuitive watercolour (rachelablackwell.wordpress.com)
- Watercolor Seascape (flightyartist.wordpress.com)
- here she is….my female ‘Copetone Cardinal’ coming along (newmexicomtngirl.com)
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