SHERLOCK "the game is afoot." faerie tale feet limited edition archival art print signed by artist 221b baker street sherlock art

SHERLOCK "the game is afoot." faerie tale feet limited edition archival art print signed by artist 221b baker street sherlock art



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  • Handmade
  • Materials: pen and ink, gouache, archival ink, limited edition, acid free museum board, handmade wood frame, signed art print

“it is, i admit, mere imagination, but how often is imagination the mother of truth?”
(from the sherlock holmes story, "the valley of fear.")

step into the adventure for yourself nd see if you can find ALL the evidence left behind in the inky wallpaper background. (i think there are at least 15 short story clues; see web link below for clues!)
this faerie tale feet painting pays homage to the world's most infamous consulting detective.
quite at his leisure pontificating the ways of the world.

my original gouache painting of "the game is afoot" has sold, but you can collect a signed, limited edition reproduction right here!

prints are individually titled, numbered, and signed by the artist.
archival inks won’t fade, and they’re already professionally matted and ready for framing!
(or save yourself an expensive trip to the framers, & you can buy the small size ALREADY framed!)

mats are acid-free museum board, and won’t yellow with age.
simple, modern wooden frames are handmade, and stained with a soft wash of black paint.

choose from the following options in the drop-down menu:

LARGE print
measures 16x16" in the mat,
image size is 9x9"
ready to frame!
signed limited edition of 350

SMALL print
measures 12x12" in the mat,
image size is 7x7"
ready to frame!
signed limited edition of 250

SMALL framed print
measures 13 x 13” in the frame
image size is 7x7”
signed limited edition of 250
homemade black wood framing, wire back reading for hanging

you can read more about the step x step creation of my original colourful painting (& all of its included story iconography hidden in that background pattern!) on my website:

makes a perfect gift for your home office, your favourite teacher’s classroom, your home library, or just anywhere you want an extra dose of happy (& a great pair of bookish shoes!) :D

happy collecting!

gift the matching greeting card here:

& sleuth-y oversized luxe bookmark here:

and the brand NEW mini journal here:


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H.L. Roethle Nov 26, 2019

5 out of 5 stars

No. Words. I'm a HUGE Sherlock fan, and this art absolutely blows me away. All the nods and "easter eggs" hidden in it? Bravo, Hallie, I can't WAIT to hang it up on my wall!!

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whovianhobbitheidi Apr 23, 2020

5 out of 5 stars

I got the large Hobbit print as a present for my dad, and it is absolutely PERFECT. 😍 He won’t stop staring at it. Another amazing piece!! I’m definitely coming back for another print. 😊

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Rocketfoot7 Nov 8, 2020

5 out of 5 stars

This is an absolute masterpiece! “The Hobbit” is near and dear to my heart, so I can’t wait to set up an official home library and hang this beauty in a place of honor! This painting has stunning details and divine craftsmanship! I can’t wait to purchase more of Hallie’s large pieces in the future ❤️

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Charlie954 May 4, 2020

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful! I got the larger size and had to get a frame made for it, which was a simple process. The art is exactly as pictured (even better in person). Really magical!

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