Posts Tagged ‘modern art’

My good friend grows a garden each year, and her boys help. These are her artichokes. Another lucky artichoke bloomed on the stalk; the background color of the drawing here is a reflection of the color of the feathery blossom.

artichoke drawing on lavender by shelly bowen

I had planned to switch to my sticky series, but had to get one more edible in to complete the pineapple and papaya. At my sister’s request for one more fruit or veggie. For her kitchen. I can hardly ever turn down a request.

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Someone commented in an Etsy forum on my art shop that she wanted to know how much the prints would be matted (I had asked for feedback). Currently, I’ve made them available without mats, because I thought people would prefer to mat the work themselves. Now I’m not so sure.art print of woman in tiki bar

I’ve recently received a ton of hits on my Orange-Hot Tiki Bar first edition print of an original painting. I’ve just added the mat to that listing.

What would you be more likely to buy — an archival art print with or without a mat?

Let me know in the comments section below! Thanks!

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