Delft Cherry TreeBy Christine So
Cyanotype, Combination of hand-painted design and cyanotype print on 100% cotton watercolor paper
Dimensions: 61cm (H) x 45.7cm (W) x 0.3cm (D) / 24" (H) x 18" (W) x 0.12" (D)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.
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Please note that this item is unframed and will be shipped flat
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This is a time-consuming combination of a painting and a sun-printed photograph called a cyanotype. Up close you can see a fine pattern of tiny leaves and plants.within each of the big leaves
The outline of a plant was drawn then filled not with watercolor paint but with light-sensitive photo emulsion and plants were laid across the shapes to create a repeating blue and white pattern within the silhouette. The effect is reminiscent of the blue and white patterns painted on Dutch Delft porcelain.
United States of America
Hometown: San Francisco
Based in: Oakland, California, USA
I live in the woods in northern California. Whenever I leave my house I am under an endless web of tree branches. Their silhouettes have etched themselves into my memory over the decades.
My paintings and prints are always nature-inspired and nearly always monochromatic. Each one is an immersion in …
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