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acrylic color on Thai handmade mulberry paper (kada sa), 21 x 31 in., 54 x 79 cm.
Bangkok lanes. People walking, a temple, the wires, and a parked car in the mix, are all very typical of lanes in that city.... as is this tunnel view flanked by walls on both sides... the apartments.
This is actually the lane in Bangkok with the guest house where I stay when I travel there.
Here I use is a traditional mulberry paper handmade in Thailand. It’s a thick parchment paper, strong yet pliable. I have the paper made to this size to get the deckled edges which adds to the textural effect.
The close up picture is of higher resolution to be able to get a feel for the texture and brush strokes of the painting. Then there’s the work in progress, and me holding up the painting for a better perspective.

Interested to have your idea painted in this style? Maybe a storyboard collage from a recent travel, your house or street? Contact me. .

When considering framing bear in mind to not cover up the deckled edges. This is one of the specialties of the painting, one of its charms. It is best displayed framed with a cut mat board around the painting so as not to cover the edges, thereby putting some space between the art and the glass and bringing depth to the framed art. It can also be framed simply with backing board and pressed with glass over the front without causing damage.

Materials used:

acrylic colour on handmade Thai mulberry paper (kada sa), deckled edge

Temples and Wires, A Lane in Bangkok (2013)

$400

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This artwork is sold by Gordon Tardio from Malaysia

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