Series : Banksia Bushland
"Who can resist the bright blooms of gum flowers. The Silver Princess is highly prized as a garden specimen and after visiting the Botanical Garden in Kings Park, the mass planting of these completely won me over. As with many Australian plants, at first we might only see an untidy kind of chaos, leaves and stems, spent blooms, dried sticks and brittle older leaves - but take a moment to really look and its a party of old and new, often all stages of the plants growth and fertility cycle can be seen in action.
This painting was created as a painted version of a design I first made in painted paper collage. A process that I have used a few times, that helps me to understand the subject I am looking at in cut paper, before I attempt with brush and paint. I particularly loved the original design and so scaled that up and created this image on canvas - It was quite hard to copy myself though, and because Im not a fan of knowing how something is going to end up before I start, it doesn't happen very often."
Our print and photographic partners are locally owned and operated and support the highest quality product philosophy.
We use only high quality archival inks, some times known as Giclee prints and Canson fine art papers and canvas.
Custom sizes may be available in addition to sizes listed but it depends on the size of the original art work and the size of the digital file. Please enquire.
If you order your print on canvas, you will need to have it stretched and framed at your local picture framers. The surface has already been treated with a UV coating for extra protection. Your canvas will be rolled and posted to you.
A limited number are produced of between 20 and 200. These are produced on request. Each one is signed and numbered by hand. This is visible on the lower edge on the paper print, but is on the edge of the canvas and will not be visible when stretched.
Reproductions are NOT created in canvas at the same size as the original painting.
Each print is supplied with its own matching print certificate.
Prints over 50 cm in measurement are large format prints and are signed and come with a print certificate. Canvas prints are signed on the back .Smaller prints are not signed.
To facilitate stretching a boarder of plain canvas, or black canvas (on the Still @ Home series) is added to the image edge.
The paper prints measurements are given as image size and paper size in case you wish to have a larger space around your image before a mount window is laid on top.
Sizes shown in room setting images are for illustrative purposes only /not necessarily to scale.
Please check sizes with a tape measure before ordering, remembering that the framing you select will add to the size.
All prints are delivered to our studio where they are then checked and packed ready for postage.
All prints are carefully wrapped and rolled and protected and packed in a protective postage tube.
Postage including insurance within Australia is included in your purchase.
International postage - please enquire via our contact form.
Our square print sizes on paper 25 x 25cm, 35 x 35cm, 50 x 50cm have been designed to suit standard off the shelf IKEA frames available world wide. In some cases having your own picture mount cut at a picture framers may be an option to frame a smaller uprint 'up' into a larger frame. We do however always recommend using a professional framer to secure the longevity and condition of your print sealed under glass.
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