Sweet Sentinel - Bird & Twins In Nest Art Print
Message from the Artist: Blankets crafted into nests to sit upon, plastic eggs beneath us. Patient mama bird. Driveways carved into gravel, metal cars running round and round. Our first wheels.
An imaginative world of children, friends together. Crawling through tunnels apparently woven by animals in thickets, just the right size to wiggle through. Climbing into trees to watch for approaching ‘enemies’. Tucking into piles of hay as a mama cat does to hide her kittens. Rolling with buddies, laughter and dust. Scaling the ladder to the top of the barn – our super-secret special place. Our first attempt at a house of our own. Spiders and beetles, birds and mice – they didn’t worry us all that much – the desire for play was stronger.
The critters must have watched in awe: these wind-swept children, scrapes and raspberries, racing the sun, skipping meals. Crafting their worlds with boards and branches. Wild freedom. Boots in the mud, secrets shared, burns whipped into legs from racing through tall weeds in shorts – raised nettle bumps, connecting to make mesas on our skin. Mud makes the itch go away.
Returning home with dirt to the knees, webs in the hair, scratches on arms and soil between toes. Wild and run, tan and tired. Unconsciously grateful for Nature’s watchful eye and protection. Content. Friendship. Childhood.
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••Hand-Signed Prints On Paper••
Your Art Print will be created onto premium-quality heavyweight paper with an 8-ink process for vibrant, fade-proof color that illustrates YOUR story. Your smooth matte Archival Print will be hand-signed and carefully packaged for safe travels into your hands. I use archival materials so your ready-to-frame artwork will have 100+ beautiful years to inspire tender memories and touch hearts. Allow 1 day before shipping.
Prints 12x12 or smaller are bagged to ship in a sturdy mailer, the title of the Art Print is written on backing board. Most Art Prints have a small 1/8-inch border and fit standard frames. THICK MARGIN, EMBELLISHED, and LIMITED-EDITION Prints have 3/4-inch borders, wider on two sides if the image is rectangular.
13x19 Prints are to be custom-framed (as borders are not uniform), and ship rolled. Additional smaller Prints in your order may also be rolled.
••Hand-Embellished And Signed Prints••
A 12x12 Thick Margin Print is hand-accented with paint for brush-stroke texture. I take your print to my clean work table and add an artist’s touch to make your embellished Art Print one-of-a-kind and collectible. Provide notes at check-out if you'd like eye color(s) adjusted or lighter or darker tones added to hair. Allow 2 days before shipping.
••Stretched Canvas Prints••
Your unique and beautiful Stretched Canvas Print has premium canvas printed with vivid color, sharpness and detail then stretched over 1-1/2-inch wooden bars. Your Artwork is wired to hang, with edges printed in a dark complementary color, ready to grace your wall, stir your emotions and tell of YOUR journey. Shipped from my off-site photo lab, allow 5-7 days for creation before shipping.