Picture: Gold Zinnia with 3 Bees
Matte Dimensions: 8”x10”
Wooden Shadowbox Frame Finish: Cherry
Frame Outside dimensions 8-7/8" x 10-7/8" x 2-3/8"
Frame Front Edge Width: 5/8"
Inside Dimensions 8” x 10” x 1-5/8”
Includes glass & composite backing
Comes ready for wall mounting
This picture of a single gold & white zinnia was inspired by a photograph that my Sister-in-Law Jan Stoots shot while visiting the Ohio Hocking Valley in 2009. The bee was already in the picture, so I thought he needed company and added a buddy on the matte. In this particular version I have added a third bee to the outside of the frame attached by a magnet. I plan to make additional versions of this picture, as it tends to be very popular.
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Approximately 12 prints were used in the development of this piece. The main focal points were then painted with an acrylic paper glaze to accentuate their prominence. The matting is actually faded and enlarged photos of the original picture that have been raised between sections of art foam and pressed overnight so they will dry flat. With the exception of art foam used in the matting, this piece is made entirely of paper and takes about 1½ weeks to complete.
This picture is truly one of a kind. Bending paper distorts the original photo so by the time I get to the center of the plant I am usually free-handing most of the work. The leaves of this particular plant were all applied free-hand, so even if I make a second picture from the same original print, it will always be slightly different. This paper sculpture would look beautiful on any wall, especially yours!
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