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Meli- A handmade print depicting Greek Beehives in the countryside
A beautiful narrative print of my love for all things Greek especially the gorgeous Honey. A truly blessed land. An ideal gift for anyone who loves nature, Greece, Bees, Farming or all things beautifully handmade and produced
Inspired by a beautiful song whilst taking long summer walks to the monastery listening to Galani's- Emena Me Simferi. Seeing these handmade wonky colored boxes of green, purple or yellow painted wood lined along the road leading to the top or dotted about in the forests. Little trucks ferrying them to and fro. Each hive buzzing, with naturally made honey that tastes of the hills it was made in Lavender, Thyme, Pine etc with cicada songs echoing as you ascend to the top. One of my favourite and dear songs. I hope to illustrate the rest of it eventually... so far, this is my fist attempt at putting it to paper.
All prints come unframed in a single colour. Please see my ink sheet.
Alternatively, I can experiment making it two colours. But this means every print looks different (e.g: half yellow top + half Black bottom see pics.)
** Comes with Mounting Board/ Card Off-white/Cream XLarge (30x40). I'm happy to source frames for you so pls drop me a line if you like xx
Lovingly handcut and printed on quality materials.
Printed on A4 size acid free high quality textured off white/cream paper, roughy 220gsm. Using non-toxic water soluble inks. I sometimes use natural oils for my inks which means it needs 2 days to dry. I ship as soon as it is ready so about 3 days roughly to make/dry where possible unless unavailabilty due to paper shortage etc.
** Due to the nature of handmade; handmixed inks + hand printing each print varies making each one truly unique to your order | Always keep artwork away from direct prolonged sunlight to keep it from fading/discolouring
Actual Print size: 20 (H) x 15 (W)
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