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d'ART ID#: 139467
Length: 9.25 in (23.50 cm)
Height: 14.00 in (35.56 cm)
Depth: 0.00 in (0.00 cm)
Framed: N
Year Created:
Media Types:
Giclee , Paper
Style & Subject:
Contemporary , Figurative , Illustration
Submitted by wash2006
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Mike Jackson
For You My Love
Mike Jackson
Limited Edition Prints - US $250.00

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"For You My Love" by Mike Jackson

Matted Giclee printed on Fine Art Paper
White Matting
Limited Edition of 150
Image Size: 14" x 9.25"
Hand Signed by the Artist

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The two lovers are wandering in the field picking flowers, and he finds the perfect little flower for his sweetheart. "It's tiny and cute just like her, sweet smelling just like her, and shaped in love just like my love for her". All these things have drawn him to this particular flower, purposely.

He tentatively approaches her not wanting to display all his emotions for the world to see, he still wants to appear to be tough in front of her, so without poetic phrase or flowery words he just says ‘For You My Love!’

After I have chosen the images I am going to paint, I start by painting the backgrounds. This can take up to about four or five layers of building up and getting the light and shadows right. Then after this has dried, I paint in my background images faintly in white or grey as these should not dominate the page.
As I am going through these stages I am still determining the positions of the main characters and may change direction at any time. Eventually after great thought I am ready to paint in my main character. I block in this with white paint sketching the lines faintly first with white/grey paint as this would be easier to remove if I make a mistake. Eventually when the character is blocked in, I paint in the form in monochrome greys before applying colour to the image. When the image is coloured in, then I intensify the shadows and the highlights very carefully.

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