Artist's description:

Title: Whale and Mermaid

Medium: Hand pulled 9x7 inch Drypoint Engraving & Collagraph (see photos in this listing for process shots)

Support: Arches Cover Printmaking paper (in a variety of shades)

Process: dry point engraving is a very old printmaking process, using metal or plexiglass plates, an incising tool, ink, paper and a press. You can watch a video on the process used to create this art here: http://bit.ly/1N3y5Uz

Edition: This is a small edition of eight

Note: The color varies on the paper, as well as the background, and the whale & mermaid tints, due to each print being hand inked & hand printed, from two different plates, to achieve the full color print.

Frame: The art is offered unframed. If you'd like to receive it professionally matted & framed, I can do that for you before shipping. Contact me for an estimate: bdelpesco@mac.com

Details: I started making this print a few weeks after traveling with friends around the Channel Islands off the coast of California, watching Humpback Whales diving and leaping out of the water with graceful ease. I wondered what it would be like to swim with them. :)

To see more detailed work-in-process shots, and further explanation of various watercolor & printmaking methods, please visit https://belindadelpesco.com

Materials used:

paper, ink

Featured by our Editors:

  Prints I wish were mine

Whale & Mermaid (Fantasy Color Drypoint Engraving) (2016)

$175

  • 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
  • Artist Reviews (5)

This artwork is sold by Belinda Del Pesco from United States

×
Would you like 10% off?

Your regional settings

Excellent - Five stars - Trustpilot