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This collage is an homage to Luisa Carnas (1905-1964), a Spanish writer who fled to Mexico due to her inflammatory writing against the Fascists of Spain. The beautiful typography (all six type faces!) is from a packet of very Spanish Ines Rosales crackers, the beautiful but tiny details of swirling patterns found on their packages, too. Theres a wine bottle lid in there, and a street poster which was plastered all over Valencia the week I created this, so it was chopped up and repurposed. Some extra vibrant colours were thrown in, and it starts to sing!

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.