Passionfruit Flower Art, Original Cyanotype, Floral Print, Passiflora 8x10 inch

Made by Hey Harriet

Sale price$35.00
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Passionfruit flower (Passiflora) Original Cyanotype 8 x 10 inches - free shipping

* Printed by hand, not a digital print *

The passiflora belongs to the Passifloracea family. Native to South America and introduced to Europe circa 1610 as an ornamental plant. Botanists were fascinated by the beautiful almost alien-like flowers. Now commonly grown in backyards in the subtropics. The striking flowers are only open for 1 to 2 days before developing into delicious passionfruit.

This original artwork is a hand-crafted print made by using the traditional 19th century cyanotype printmaking process using a negative transparency from my original photograph of a passionfruit flower from my garden.

Print size : 8x10 inches (approx.: 20.5cm x 25.03cm). This is a standard print size for easy framing options (fits in a standard Ribba frame from Ikea).Printed by hand on high quality Fabriano hot pressed (smooth textured) archival art paper. The print will be signed and dated on the front in graphite pencil.


*** the easel pictured is for display purposes only and is not included with the artwork ***

This artwork is unframed and unmatted but will include a gallery quality FSC certified backing board and will be enclosed in a clear protective premium polypropylene sleeve. This particular sleeve/bag can be reused or repurposed or recycled at a local REDCycle drop off point. Your artwork will also be sandwiched between recycled cardboard for extra protection while travelling and will be sent with tracking.

Please note, your monitor or device may show this image to appear slightly lighter or darker in shade to the original.

Info about the process to create this artwork:The process involved a digital negative being created from the original photograph and printed onto a transparency film sheet. Solutions were mixed to create a photosensitive emulsion which was then brushed onto the watercolour paper. Once the paper was sufficiently dry, the negative was placed over the paper and placed into a contact printing frame. Following this was exposure to a UV light source and the development, rinsing and drying of the paper, resulting in a cyan-blue print of the original photographic image.

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