Chumbos, or Prickly Pear, are so well guarded by those spines, get past them and there is just sweetness, just like you and me to a certain extent!
On a piece of vintage 100% linen I have printed a collagraph, that is, a surface worked by hand to create an image, I then ink it up with etching inks and take it through my etching press, once the print has dried, i have embroidered on machine over the entire image and last, added the spines by hand in thread.
All in all, this is a unique piece of art, and I have left a nice border of the linen so you can frame it just like you would a print.
There is only this one, so this piece is what you receive.
The size of the actual printed area is 39 cm x 39 cm ( 15" x 15" ) with a border of 4 cm all round ( 1.5" )
I have backed the print on fabric with vlieseline, a liner that steadies the fabric and protects all the threads and stitching on the back.
I mail the collagraph to you from my studio in Denmark, it comes rolled up in a tube, co I have a lot of experience shipping art, so it is wrapped securely to arrive safely, see my reviews!
Thanks so much for visiting my shop, and welcome back soon,
linen fabric, collagraph plate, etching inks, etching press, sewing machine, hand embroidery, artists skill and imagination