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Wired No. 341 – pulp painting of crow on handmade paper (2018), Item No. 244.341

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Wired No. 341 – pulp painting of crow on handmade paper (2018), Item No. 244.341

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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: handmade paper, cotton, abaca, cotton pulp paint, metallic foil, pigment, kozo
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From Chicago, IL

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This handmade paper artwork is "painted" completely with pigmented cotton pulp on top of a base sheet made from cotton rag, abaca, and kozo. The entire process, from forming the base sheet to painting my image, is done at the same time while all the fibers are wet.

Here's the process details: The fiber used in the creation of this sheet is a combination of cotton rag (recycled clothing), abaca (the inner bark of a banana plant), and kozo (mulberry). I beat the fibers in a Hollander beater to form a pulp. Metallic foil inclusions are swirled into the combined pulps. Once this mixture of fibers is formed into a sheet of paper (using a mould and deckle), I place a series of mylar stencils on top of the still wet sheet. I spray finely beaten cotton pulp, pigmented various shades, onto the base sheet. After the sheet is pressed and dried, the result is this sheet of unique paper, where the image itself is part of the paper fiber. Even though I use the same stenciled images multiple times, each sheet I create is unique, based on variations of sheet formation and pulp painting.

This piece pairs easily with any design in my "Wired" series. Browse the collection to mix and match. If you decide to frame this artwork, consider floating it on top of the mat to expose the unique deckle edge. Although the pigmented color is considered light-safe, it is best to keep the artwork away from direct sunlight. The color of these sheets is bluish gray with specks of various other fibers. The birds are black. This piece comes with a one-sheet description of the artwork. The artwork itself is signed by the artist.

Created in Bridgeport (Chicago), September 2018.
Artwork Size: 11 x 8.5 inches (approximate); 27.9 x 21.6 cm.
Package weight = 5.25 oz.; 149 g. (ships flat in a rigid mailer)
This handmade paper artwork is "painted" completely with pigmented cotton pulp on top of a base sheet made from cotton rag, abaca, and kozo. The entire process, from forming the base sheet to painting my image, is done at the same time while all the fibers are wet.

Here's the process details: The fiber used in the creation of this sheet is a combination of cotton rag (recycled clothing), abaca (the inner bark of a banana plant), and kozo (mulberry). I beat the fibers in a Hollander beater to form a pulp. Metallic foil inclusions are swirled into the combined pulps. Once this mixture of fibers is formed into a sheet of paper (using a mould and deckle), I place a series of mylar stencils on top of the still wet sheet. I spray finely beaten cotton pulp, pigmented various shades, onto the base sheet. After the sheet is pressed and dried, the result is this sheet of unique paper, where the image itself is part of the paper fiber. Even though I use the same stenciled images multiple times, each sheet I create is unique, based on variations of sheet formation and pulp painting.

This piece pairs easily with any design in my "Wired" series. Browse the collection to mix and match. If you decide to frame this artwork, consider floating it on top of the mat to expose the unique deckle edge. Although the pigmented color is considered light-safe, it is best to keep the artwork away from direct sunlight. The color of these sheets is bluish gray with specks of various other fibers. The birds are black. This piece comes with a one-sheet description of the artwork. The artwork itself is signed by the artist.

Created in Bridgeport (Chicago), September 2018.
Artwork Size: 11 x 8.5 inches (approximate); 27.9 x 21.6 cm.
Package weight = 5.25 oz.; 149 g. (ships flat in a rigid mailer)

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I want you to love your handmade item. If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase you may return the item within 14 days of receiving it for a full refund (excludes custom orders). Item must be in its original packaging and in perfect, unused condition. Note, however, that I will not refund the price of return shipping.

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I ship via USPS and pieces leave my house in 1-3 days (orders placed on weekends/holidays may take a little longer). Shipping costs are calculated for individual items. If you would like to place a large order I'll be happy to work with you to adjust the shipping price. Please contact me if you would like this option.
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I ship via USPS and pieces leave my house in 1-3 days (orders placed on weekends/holidays may take a little longer). Shipping costs are calculated for individual items. If you would like to place a large order I'll be happy to work with you to adjust the shipping price. Please contact me if you would like this option.
INTERNATIONAL ORDERS

All of my items can be shipped internationally and the approximated shipping prices for Canada and Mexico are given along with a standard "Everywhere Else" listing. If the shipping price turns out to be significantly less to ship to your destination I will refund the difference via PayPal. Note that I do not pay any duties, customs fees, or any other associated fees. These are the responsibility of the buyer if their country charges these types of fees. Please be aware of customs information including any fees that may be incurred on your end before purchasing. This information can be found at your local post office or on the web. Every country varies.

I offer a "Gift Wrap Option." Click here... https://www.etsy.com/listing/105268533/gift-wrap-option ... for more details.

**IMPORTANT: If your item is a gift and/or not being shipped directly to you, please change the "Ship To" address when placing your order. I can only ship to the address listed on your PayPal order, otherwise the PayPal buyer/seller protection is void. Please let me know if you have any questions.

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