Picture: Mediterranean Bells
Matte Dimensions: 8”x10”
Wooden Shadowbox Frame Finish: White
Frame Outside Dimensions 8-7/8" x 10-7/8" x 2-3/8"
Frame Front Edge Width: 3/4‘‘
Inside Dimensions 8” x 10” x 1-3/4”
Includes Glass & Composite Backing
Comes Ready for Wall Mounting
This picture of a Mediterranean Bells Bloom (Allium sativum) was inspired by a photograph I found in an old seed catalog. This plant is in the onion family, and ‘Allium sativum’ is Latin for ‘garlic’. Most Alliums have a single stalk with a bloom at the top that consists of many individual tiny flowers. I used approximately 12 prints in the development process, and built each flower separately before it was applied to the finished bloom. After the flowers were all applied to the picture, the main focal points were then painted with an acrylic paper glaze to accentuate their prominence.
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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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