flameandshadow

"flame and shadow" art imagination dreams

California, United States · 4 Sales

flameandshadow

"flame and shadow" art imagination dreams

California, United States 4 Sales On Etsy since 2009

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Announcement   "flame and shadow" ~ women, art, imagination, & dreams ~
Mixed media original art, original paintings, drawings & art prints ~ by farah aria

"flame and shadow" means, to me, the burning light of creativity and the often times darkness of the imagination, emotion, and dreams. "flame and shadow" is the title of one of my favorite poems by Sara Teasdale.

My career is in whimsical children's illustrator. I explore other forms and mediums of art and use mixed media such as sumi-e brushes, ephemera from vintage books, indian ink, watercolor, pencils, pastels, charcoal and encaustics.

my Etsy shop for children's art: http://www.faraharia.etsy.com

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Last updated on Mar 15, 2016

"flame and shadow" ~ women, art, imagination, & dreams ~
Mixed media original art, original paintings, drawings & art prints ~ by farah aria

"flame and shadow" means, to me, the burning light of creativity and the often times darkness of the imagination, emotion, and dreams. "flame and shadow" is the title of one of my favorite poems by Sara Teasdale.

My career is in whimsical children's illustrator. I explore other forms and mediums of art and use mixed media such as sumi-e brushes, ephemera from vintage books, indian ink, watercolor, pencils, pastels, charcoal and encaustics.

my Etsy shop for children's art: http://www.faraharia.etsy.com

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Hello Island Girl Archival Print
US$25.00
Les Miserables No1 art print with double mat
US$15.00

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Art, Imagination & Dreams

"flame and shadow" ~ art, imagination, & dreams ~

My career is as a whimsical children's illustrator for books, magazines and products, but here at "flame and shadow" I explore other forms and mediums of art and use mixed media such as sumi-e brushes, ephemera from vintage books, indian ink, watercolor, pencils, pastels, charcoal and encaustics. You will find original art, original paintings, drawings & art prints.

"flame and shadow" means, to me, the burning light of creativity and the often times darkness of the imagination, emotion, and dreams. "flame and shadow" is the title of one of my favorite poems by Sara Teasdale.

Although I am drawn to whimsy and light, I have a romantic and sometimes moody dramatic side. Storytelling in the form of lyrics, literature, poetry and film moves me deeply. Words spark visions in me, and along with hyper realistic film-like dreams that haunt my nights another outlet for art making is something I am exploring.

I hope you enjoy what comes along!

my Etsy shop for children's art is "farah aria studio": http://www.faraharia.etsy.com

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  • farah aria

    Owner, Creator, Artist

    I'm a freelance children's illustrator. "flame and shadow" is my place to experiment with adult colors and mediums, inspired by imagination, dreams, lyrics, literature and poetry! I live in Cambria, California a small coastal artist's town.

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Last updated on March 15, 2016
Welcome!

I appreciate your interest in my artwork!

It is a joy to make and I want you to be happy with your purchase!

If there is an original piece of art that you would like as a print please don't hesitate to contact me. Or if you would like a print in a specific dimension I am a whiz with the computer! Just ask!
Please ask if you have ANY questions at all. ~ farah

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
I accept payment through PayPal, credit cards and Etsy gift cards.

I can "hold" or "reserve" items if you contact me via email.

International Orders: I ship worldwide, however, international customers are responsible for any and all fees and tariffs associated with Customs.
Shipping
I can ship all over the world. My international fees are estimates. If it actually costs less to ship your package internationally, I will refund the difference. If it costs more you are the lucky one. International customers are responsible for any and all fees and tariffs associated with Customs.

I ship prints USPS FIRST CLASS MAIL to ensure that you get your purchase quickly and safely.

If you would prefer PRIORITY MAIL shipping with or without tracking, or insurance please convo me before purchase and I will upgrade the shipping cost.

I will your package and add insurance for all original artwork or orders exceeding $100.

PACKAGING:
Original Paintings:
I package your order in the safest way possible.
I recycle mailing supplies whenever I can.

Art Prints and Flat Artwork 8x11 and Smaller:
PROTECT ~ RECYCLE ~ REUSE
Your artwork is packaged with a 100% recycled PH buffered, double sided board, which can also be used to support your print for framing.

A sealable clear bag is then used to protect, and preserve your print from fingerprint oils and dust, until you are ready to frame your print.

It is acid and lignin free, and is best for the storage and preservation of prints, artwork and photos and this bag can be reused for your own photos or art.

Your print is then put into a flat, rigid, eco-friendly mailer to keep it safe from bending while it travels to you.

CONDITION OF PACKAGING:
Please contact me after you receive your item to let me know the condition of the packaging and artwork after it arrives.
Even if it arrives in perfect condition. Any feedback will help me make sure my packaging is the best possible!

PRODUCTION TIME:

Domestic Orders: Order will ship within 3 days once payment is received.

I will notify you by email if it will take longer.

International Orders: Order will ship within one week of receiving payment.

SHIPPING ADDRESS:
Please make sure your PayPal address is current.
If your PayPal address is different from where you want the item shipped then please let me know where you want your purchase shipped when you make the purchase.
Refunds and Exchanges
I want you to love your new artwork! Please let me know if you are unsatisfied, or if something has happened during shipping. I will replace or refund your item, minus return shipping.
Additional policies and FAQs
CARE AND PRESENTATION OF ARTWORK:
Artwork that is created or includes watercolors, gouache, charcoal or pastels will require framing under glass to protect it from moisture. Moisture can ruin artwork, especially accidental spills or even spit (eww…I know…but it happens).

Artwork created using waterproof materials only, such as gesso and acrylic paint can stand alone, especially if painted on canvas or wood cradled canvas. It is ready to hang.

Flat artwork may look best matted and framed. Especially if painted on paper. It will look even better matted and framed.

Art Prints look best matted and framed. Some can be put right into a store bought frame with no matting. It is your choice.

ALL artwork should be kept out of direct sunlight to prevent damage and fading.

You will receive detailed information on the care of your purchase included in your package!

COPYRIGHT:
All my artwork is protected under copyright law.
Please don't use my images without my permission.
Image rights do not transfer to sellers when purchasing a work of art.
The image rights are always retained by the artist.
Please respect my posted images and do not reproduce them.

SIGNATURE:
All artwork is titled, signed by me and dated on the back.
Please convo me if you would like me to sign the front or write and inscription.

ORIGINAL COLORS VS. YOUR MONITOR COLORS
The color in artwork is likely to differ somewhat from what you see on your monitor.
All computers are different.

If you have ANY other questions please contact me!
~ farah