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  • Professionally printed (Fine Art Trade Guild approved printer)
  • 400gsm artist-grade cotton canvas
  • 12 colour giclée print
  • UV (pigment based) inks containing enhanced light stabilisers
  • 100+ year colour guarantee
  • Museum quality process and materials

Cut Out Boat

$165.00

Mixed media collage painting
21 x 21cm

Availability: In stock

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This cheerful little piece of original art, was based on the image of a tiny Greek fishing boat I saw bobbing about in the harbour, on a rather breezy but sunny January morning.

It’s entitled ‘Cut-out Boat’ as it was created with a combination of monoprinting and cut-paper collage.

The monoprint background is a lovely watery blue-green, with lively marks and textures barely visible as a result of the print process. I worked over areas of the monoprint with translucent blue-green fluid acrylic paint to enrich the colours and create more depth.

Whilst monoprinting the background, I worked on a collection of hand-decorated papers in a variety of colours and some of these have been used to create the boat and it’s colourful cargo.

A little hand-stamping and judiciously applied painted detail completed the process – along with the addition of the seagull and the jaunty red mooring buoy.

The collage was created on watercolour paper with lashings of archival matte medium and given a final coat of clear UV varnish.

The painting is for sale unframed and unmounted for you to frame as you wish – I think it would look great with a generously wide white mount, in a simple frame.

Cut Out Boat measures 21 x 21cm (8.25 x 8.25″)

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All original artwork is protectively packaged and carefully wrapped, then sent with tracking from either the UK or Greece. You will be notified by email when the parcel ships. Delivery normally takes around 1-2 weeks.

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