Artist's description:

you know that hour right before it gets dark in summer, when everything has a blue glow, here it is, ready for your sundowner, the favorite armchair, feet up and relax.

This is a textile collage, on a gorgeous 100% crisp white linen, the “canvas“ is quite textured, enhancing the hand printed fabrics. I have added different fabrics, all printed with my own linocuts, that is, all the patterns etc are made by me and then hand printed onto fabric, the jug too, is a separate linocut plate, as are all the flowers and birds. I have freehand embroidered extensively, choosing colors that enhance the collage, and fastened all the loose ends on the back with vlieseline so the collage has a very finished look. It is signed in stitch on the front and comes with a signed certificate of authenticity.

The collage measures 19" x 32" ( 48 cm x 82 cm)
I have intended for this collage to be framed behind glass to protect the textiles.
A very simple frame would look best, online you can order custom frames and try them out before purchasing if you don't have a framer handy.

This collage linocut arrives carefully wrapped, I roll it up in a mailing tube with tissue paper and a plastic sleeve. I can also add a personal hand written message of your choosing - just mail me your message and I add it to the package. Each collage will also arrive with a free blank greeting card featuring one of my works making it easier for you to add a personal touch if you are giving it away as a gift.

Follow me on to see works in progress and my latest pieces first! In my customer gallery you can also add your own photo of my print or painting in your home, I love seeing those photos, it is great to see where my work lives!

If you have any questions, you are so welcome to get in touch,
thanks for visiting, Mariann

Materials used:

hand printed fabrics from artists linocuts, oilbased inks, etching press, linen fabric, sewing machine, embroidery, artists skill and imagination, lots of patience

The Blue Hour, XL linocut, textile collage with embroidery (2018)


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This artwork is sold by Mariann Johansen-Ellis from Denmark

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