Picture: Croton Plant at the Conservatory
Matte Dimensions: 8”x10”
Shadowbox Frame Finish: Black
Frame Outside Dimensions 8-5/8" x 10-5/8" x 1-3/8"
Frame Front Edge Width: 5/8"
Inside Dimensions 9-1/2” x 7-1/2” x ¾”
Includes Glass, Masonite Backing and Pull-Out Easel
Comes Ready for Wall Mounting
This picture of a Croton plant was inspired by two photographs that my Sister-in-Law (Jan Stoots) shot while we were visiting the Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus, Ohio. I used approximately 12 prints in the development of this. The main focal points were then painted with an acrylic paper glaze to emphasize the flowers. 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.
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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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