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Emily poses in front of a desk that is a relic of decades gone by. The filth is punctuated by an ashtray and packages from the associated vile habit. Our protagonist throws a multitude of papers in the air in a defiant expression of vibrance amidst the rust, decay, and grime.

This artwork employs a technique that I call a false-color image, restrained to a particular subset of colors. The method is inspired by oil painting, where the artist chooses a palette and pays homage to the classic technique of hand-colored photography. Although the colors are conceivable, they deviate from reality. The process shares other aspects with painting, being applied selectively to areas on the image. Painters will often tint shadows and highlights differently in order to give a greater illusion of depth as well as evoking an emotional response. Additionally a warm-toned subject appears to protrude from cool-toned surroundings.

From a limited edition of 25 archival photographs
Signed and numbered by artist A K Nicholas
Image size: 16×11 inches, 41×28 cm
Paper size: 18×13 inches, 46×33 cm
Sold and shipped unframed

This limited edition archival photograph is made with the best quality inks on heavyweight museum-grade paper. Beautiful and long-lasting, this premium process produces exceptional contrast and crisp images. Properly displayed, this artwork will last without noticeable fading or change in color for generations (well over 100 years). A certificate of authenticity, signed by the artist, is included.

Artwork is expertly packed, insured, and guaranteed to arrive undamaged.

Materials used:

archival pigmented inks on 100% cotton acid-free artist paper

Paper Toss! - limited edition 2/25 (2015)

$200

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A K Nicholas

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