lvohamilton

Daydream Flowers

Almonte, Ontario 94 Sales On Etsy since 2010

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Announcement   My shop features handmade paper flowers as well as drawings and paintings. All work is original and one of a kind!
For more paper flowers, please visit my website: www.daydreamflowers.ca
If you are in the Almonte area and would like to pick up your order in person, use coupon code LOCAL to purchase without shipping charges!

Announcement

My shop features handmade paper flowers as well as drawings and paintings. All work is original and one of a kind!
For more paper flowers, please visit my website: www.daydreamflowers.ca
If you are in the Almonte area and would like to pick up your order in person, use coupon code LOCAL to purchase without shipping charges!

Linda Hamilton

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Linda Hamilton

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About

I love to make things!

I use pen and ink and watercolour paint to create colourful, detailed paintings. My original pieces explore line, texture, and negative space. I take inspiration from nature; flowers and plants are my favourite subjects. I am continually experimenting with different techniques, sometimes incorporating silhouette and cutout elements into my paintings. I use a Rapidograph refillable ink pen and Windsor and Newton paints to create my works. The cutout elements are done with a scalpel-style blade or with tiny paper cutting scissors. I mount cut-out paintings with small pieces of mat board behind the designs to create shadows and enhance the three-dimensional effect.
Over the last five years, I have begun to create paper sculptures of flowers and foliage. These are a departure for me in terms of medium but thematically very much in keeping with the rest of my work. These replica flowers are made of paper, wire, tape, and paint and range in size from tiny to many times life size. I usually make mock-ups in plain copy paper to create patterns which I then transfer to coloured or painted paper.

I have been interested in art since childhood, and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts at York University (2003) where I studied drawing, painting, and art history. I have taught art classes to children for many years and love to see how creativity expresses itself in young people. My own two children are a great source of inspiration and encouragement as well.

I participate in several art shows throughout the year. I am a part of the Crown and Pumpkin Studio Tour on the Thanksgiving weekend in Almonte. My work can also be seen at the Riverguild in Perth and at General Fine Craft in Almonte. I live and work in Almonte. You can find my work online at www.etsy.com/lvohamilton and www.daydreamflowers.ca.

Shop members

  • Linda Hamilton

    Owner

    I make all of my paintings and flowers myself in my home studio in Almonte, Ontario, Canada.

Shop policies

Last updated on 19 October, 2013
Welcome and thank you for your interest in my work.

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Returns and exchanges
If you are unhappy with your purchase, please return it to me for a refund. If an item gets damaged during shipping, please let me know and I will try to replace it with a comparable item.
Payment
I will contact you when I receive your order to let you know when the item will ship. I will keep you up to date via e-mail on the status of your item. I do not charge taxes.
Shipping
For larger items, I will package artwork to be shipped between rigid sheets of cardboard inside a shipping envelope and ship via Canada Post. For smaller items I will package the piece between cardstock sheets so the item can be mailed as letter mail. Paper flowers will be packaged in tissue and jars will be packaged with bubble wrap and tissue.

All items ship from my home town of Almonte, Ontario, which is near Ottawa (in Canada). Shipping within Canada takes about 3 to 5 days. International shipping usually will not take longer than 2 weeks. Please let m know if you need the item quickly! For larger items, I will provide you with a tracking code once I have put your item in the mail. If your item costs significantly less (over $1.00) to ship than my shipping charge, I will refund the difference.
Additional policies and FAQs
All of my paintings are done using high quality (Windsor and Newton) paints on Arches watercolour paper (140lb). I use lightfast, acid free pens. If kept out of direct sunlight, these images will not fade or discolour.

My paper flowers are made with acid free cardstocks and papers. They will not fade quickly but please keep them out of direct sunlight to keep the colours bright.

In most cases, I have cropped photographs of my paintings as they would appear once matted. If you would like to see an image of a painting uncropped, please contact me. I am happy to accommodate special requests for matting, shipping, packing, etc. within reason. If you would like to purchase one of my paintings framed and matted, contact me to discuss!

Custom orders and commissions are welcomed.