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Making a Splash!

by Jenni Murphy

£210.00
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DESCRIPTION

'Making a Splash!' is limited to 195 fine art limited edition prints + 20 artist proof large scale canvases. We also offer the framed print glazed with a high quality reduced reflection glass called ARTglass. Please select the format you require using the drop down list above.

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The Benefits of ARTglass

MAIN EDITION

This limited edition is printed on 260gsm fine art paper, individually signed and numbered by Jenni and supplied with a certificate of authenticity. Available either unframed or close-framed

The framed print is framed in a 7cm wide black/pewter moulding with reddish highlights and a painted off-white slip below. Supplied strung and ready to hang.

 

 

WHAT IS ARTGLASS?
Standard picture framing glass is called float glass. This glass is used by the majority of picture framers and is perfectly acceptable for use when framing most limited edition prints but it does cause reflection and impurities in the glass cause the framed image to appear duller than intended.


To overcome these compromises we offer all our limited editions with the option of been fitted with a speciality glass called ARTglass designed to reduce reflection and improve clarity.
Unlike 'non-reflective' glass which is etched to reduce reflection but has a cloudy appearance as a result, ARTglass is coated with a high-tech film, reducing reflection whilst adding clarity.
The example shown here is an actual scan of a print framed with ARTglass in the left half of the frame and standard glass in the right half. This image has not been altered or enhanced in any way and clearly shows how ARTglass improves the clarity and vibrancy of the print. From certain viewing angles it appears that the glass is invisible.

 

ARTIST'S PROOF

Limited to just 20 prints, the Artist's Proof is a stunning large scale stretched canvas print.

Printed on 450gsm fine art canvas, each print is individually signed 'AP' and numbered by Jenni. The print is finished with a black edge, fitted to a deep stretcher and strung and ready to hang.

The Artist's Proof is also available in a 2.5cm wide black hand finished and waxed tray frame.

WHAT IS AN ARTIST'S PROOF?

Traditionally an artist's proof was a print made by the artist during the print-making process in order to understand the progress of the printing plate the artist was working on. In this respect it was a 'work in progress' print.

With the development of modern printing techniques the term is now used to refer to a number of finished prints that are available in addition to the main limited edition, and are reproduced to the same exact high quality. The number of artist proofs should not exceed 10% of the size of the main limited edition. The edition size of 'Making a Splash!' is 250 prints so there are just 25 artist proofs available. The artist proofs may be exactly the same as the main limited edition or, as is the case with here, the artist proofs may be a different format.

Art collectors often prefer artist proofs because there are fewer of them. For collectors of Jenni Murphy the artist's proof offers an opportunity to enjoy a print which very closely replicates the look, finish, and scale of the original painting.

WHAT IS HAND FINISHED FRAMING?

Hand finished frames give a unique character to a print as an almost infinite combination of profiles, finishes and colours are possible.

Standard framing involves cutting and joining pre-finished mouldings to make the frame.

Hand finished framing requires a skilled craftsman who will first select a suitable frame profile which is cut and joined to make a bare wood frame.  The frame is then finished using a combination of traditional and contemporary techniques and materials.  Depending on the finish chosen a frame may take many days to complete as component layers are built up to achieve the desired result. 

The result is a completely bespoke frame made to uniquely complement the original painting.  To this end, no two hand finished frames are ever exactly the same.

For Debbie's work we have chosen a 2.5cm wide stained black finish over which a wax is applied.  The frame style is called a 'tray' frame.  This is because the canvas sits inside the frame with a small gap between the edge of the canvas and the frame.  The front of the frame is level with the surface of the print rather than the frame covering the front edge of the print as is more typical.  This allows the frame to provide a border for the image without encroaching or dominating it.

DIMENSIONS

All dimensions are Height x Width and are approximate.

  Image Size Finished Size
Unframed Print 78.0 x 78.0cm 82.5 x 81.0cm
Framed Print   93.0 x 93.0cm
Artist's Proof Canvas Print 100.0 x 100.0cm 100.0 x 100.0cm
Framed Artist's Proof Canvas Print 106.0 x 106.0cm

BIOGRAPHY

Jenni’s work is instantly recognisable thanks to its dreamlike qualities. By using light brushstrokes, deep colours and distortion of scale Jenni creates small intimate worlds where people are little more than a centimetre high and dominated by beautiful creatures and motifs that flutter and turn on the breeze: lanterns, moths, birds and dragonflies.

Jenni’s ideas come from working in a reportage style, armed with a sketchbook she takes real people and situations filtering them through her imaginings and daydreams ending up with images that suggest there is something much bigger ‘out there’ than our perceived reality. Working in acrylic on panel which has been under painted in order to intensify the colours, she slowly builds up the layers, scaling and repeating the leitmotifs until they evoke a sense of wonder and magic.

Graduating from Loughborough University with a degree in illustration in 2006, Jenni now works full time from her studio in Norwich and has built up a foundation of clients both nationally and internationally.


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