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Saint Billy on my Birthday (limited edition 5x7 giclee print)

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Saint Billy on my Birthday

the voice
your snowed mute muzzle in winter
period the expanse from the rock is white
30 years round the muscle and one hoof
is white in its period

the horns sound
the tunevalance
a path and its dimensions

that a tongue’s dallying colors
the muffler the snow meets
that a hand is awhile in the sun
from salt to lichen to fluke to back
to me
birthing aloud buh buh ill ill ee
(poem by Adrian Kien)

Giclee limited edition print on Somerset paper
print 5x7", paper 7x9”

About the drawing:
The original drawing is from a collaborative series my husband, Adrian Kien, and I just completed. For this series I completed a drawing and he would use that as his point of departure for his poem. Together they form small prayer cards to the various saints of our choosing. Through these prayers we found access to certain strange areas between language and oil pastel rubbed over the finger. And like the meditative act of prayer – these pieces represent our communion with art and each other. The bones that make up our hands as we create will eventually decay into a powder and we will know no authority. I did this drawing for my husband on his birthday because mountain goats are his spirit animal.
About the print:
This is a limited edition Giclee archival fine art print based on the original drawing titled “Saint Billy on my Birthday”. It was professional printed on Somerset Velvet paper with Epson Ultrachrome archival ink. The paper has the look and feel of high quality watercolor paper, is acid free and is 100% cotton rag for long term durability. The print is richly detailed; the colors are vivid and mirror the original drawing. The original drawing is 4x6, this print is 5x7” with 1” of blank paper on all sides for easy framing (paper size 7x9”). It is signed, (short) titled and numbered on the front. The title/poem and artist’s signature appear on the back. Edition of 100 (in this 5x7” size).

The print comes in a protective plastic sleeve and will mailed flat between cardboard. Can be shipped internationally immediately, usually arrives in the US in 3-10 days, everywhere else in 10-14 days.

**Please handle this print with care as oil on your hands can be transferred onto the surface. Do not expose to direct sunlight. Do not get it wet, it will bleed.**
View more of the series at http://www.kellypacker.com/saints.htm

I can make prints of other drawings and paintings, drop me a message if you see other image you would like as a print. Also other sizes can be made available.

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Saint Billy on my Birthday (limited edition 5x7 giclee print)


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