Artist's description:

In the UK we are all very familiar with the concept of a partridge in a pear tree around Christmas time but actually in December, there would not be any pears on a tree (or leaves for that matter!) and partridges most definitely prefer to spend their time on terra firma! Partridges are such pretty little birds, I really enjoyed painting this one.

Please note this artwork is sold mounted using textured white mountboard to fit a frame size 40 x 40 cm (frame is not included due to high risk of breakage in transit)

My paintings are painted on pure habotai 8 silk with specialist silk paints. I start each work with a drawing on paper and then trace the image onto a piece of white silk stretched onto a wooden frame. I then apply a special paint called gutta, which contains natural latex called gutta-percha, over my traced lines. This creates a resistive barrier through which the coloured ink will not flow. I apply the coloured ink with a brush and use salt dropped into the ink whilst wet to created textured effects.

The finished painting is removed from the wooden frame, ironed to fix the colour in the fabric and stretched onto acid-free mountboard ready for framing.

Please don’t hesitate to ask if you have any questions about this artwork.

Materials used:

Paint on Silk

Partridge Paradox (2016)

$215.86 Sold

  • Artwork description
  • Shipping
  • Returns and refunds
    We want you to love your art! If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase you can return it free within 14 days, no questions asked. Learn more

This artwork is sold by Stephanie Gay from United Kingdom

Would you like 10% off?

Your regional settings

Excellent - Five stars - Trustpilot