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Bertal

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This small, vibrant paper collage was inspired by the bold graphics of a Spanish ice cream wrapper I found on my sojourns around Valencia. I loved the colours and shapes within it, as well as the quirky shape of the wrapper itself, with its bent nose. The many other ingredients that interact with the main character create a playful, modern composition.

ORIGINAL ART WORK

These are handmade, living pieces, many with overhanging elements from the collage assembly and the pieces are mounted in a slightly raised fashion (so as to appear floating) above a white, acid-free matte. We use Museum Glass, specially coated to make the viewing of the art completely glare and reflection-free (it looks like there is no glass; all you see is the artwork), as well as being 92% UV filtering (a very important feature, due to the use of fragile, paper ephemera).

PRINTS

Similarly, the prints are designed to include a digital bright white surround “matte” to allow the piece to "float". They are Giclee printed on thick archival, acid-free 189GSM paper. A digital signature by Shelley is included.
Although the originals vary in size, we try to find the closest print size to represent the original work, and the matte increases that size by approximately 1" on each side.
Paper thickness: 10.3 mil (0.26 mm)
Paper weight: 5.57 oz/yd² (189 g/m²)
Giclée printing quality
Opacity: 94%
ISO brightness: 104%

FRAMED PRINTS
Are ONLY available in the United States at present. We are working on alternative solutions for the rest of the world.

The white frame is made from .75 in (1.9 cm) Ayous wood harvested from renewable forests, and includes an Acrylite front protector with Hanging hardware included.