Alchemy of Ice

Alchemy of Ice

$1,700.00

Experiencing a glacier by setting foot on top of it is a unique experience.  It feels solid under my feet, and at the same time it is constantly melting, the activity of water continuously moving through it.  Being up close and personal with the glacier, the blue of the ice was incredibly vivid, the result of air bubbles being squeezed out and ice crystals enlarging.  As the water melted and flowed into ever-changing waterfalls, I knelt filled up my water bottle T a small stream with the purest water one can get…ahhh, delicious. 

Originally intended to hang in a room designed for creativity, presence, and spiritual practice, I wanted the painting to embody those qualities.  I was also drawn to incorporating a serpentine Kundalini-like flow of energy.  The brushstrokes of the glacier wind there way down the valley snaking around the rigidity of the mountains.  I was drawn to the symbolism of the glacier, with its extraordinary weight and solidity, which eventually transforms from a solid to a liquid.  I see it as becoming more fluid, as dissolving our “self” into the source of pure being.   All the elements are represented, sun, earth, sky, water.  More than anything, as I stand in front of it, i feel it to be a very open painting, light, fluid, energetic, and balanced.  I think a good painting for inside a creative space dedicated to building vitality and increasing awareness.

Canvas Giclee:

Our Signed and Numbered Canvas Giclees are printed on canvas and are the same size as the original painting. By printing on canvas, the colors achieved are bright and vivid, mirroring the intensity of Grant's originals. Our canvas giclees are stretched on heavy duty stretcher bars and are museum wrapped (the painting continues around the sides), adding a three dimensional studio feel and creating the option to hang them unframed for a more contemporary look. Each one is signed on the front and signed and numbered on the back. Our Signed and Numbered Canvas Giclee are in an edition of 100 (there are only 100 ever made).

Artist Enhanced Giclee:

Take a Canvas Giclee, hand highlight it, make it one of a kind, and you’ll have an Artist Enhanced Giclee. Our Artist Enhanced Giclees are custom ordered and painted specially for you. Grant hand embellishes each one of these original creations with paint, adding brushstrokes, texture and pops of color. The paint really brings the giclee to life, adding bright, vivid color – there is nothing like it. Our Artist Enhanced Giclées are the next best thing to our originals (at less than half the cost). Each one is signed on the front and numbered on the back. Keeping within Grant’s commitment to his art, he has set the edition size very low. Our Artist Enhanced Giclees are in an edition of 50 (there are only 50 ever made).

Perfect Giclee on Metal:

Our Perfect Giclees are printed on Metal with bright vibrant colors and a high gloss varnish. By printing on metal, the colors achieved are bright and vivid, mirroring the intensity of Grant's originals. Our Perfet Giclees are produced using the latest in die-sublimation technology and the finest materials available on the market. This combination allows us to create an unparalleled color gamut with the highest archival standards available. Each Perfect Giclee includes hanging hardware on the back, so they are ready to hang as soon as you get them home. They are each signed on the front. They are printed in an open edition.

MiniGiclee:

Our Metal MiniGiclees are the same as our Perfect Giclee on Metals, just smaller - kind of a bite-size giclee, for somewhere that you would like a small pop of color. They are often hung next to a bedside or next to a your computer for a mini-escape. They are also wonderful in a grouping of 3 for a greater impact. They include hanging hardware on the back, so they are ready to hang as soon as you get them home. They are printed in an open edition.

 

WHAT IS A GICLEE?

A Giclee (pronounced zhee-clay) is a high-end upscale fine art reproduction. Each giclee is custom created, one-at-a-time as it is acquired by collectors.

In the giclee process, the image is generated from a high-resolution digital scan and printed with UV inks onto archival quality canvas. An ultra-fine stream of non-toxic water based ink, more than 4 million droplets per second, is jet-sprayed onto the canvas. This produces a combination of over 3 million possible colors resulting in prints that are lush and vibrant with the look and tonality of a fine art oil painting. Limited-edition giclees are signed on the front of the piece and numbered on the back.

A fantastic advantage of giclee printing is that the digital images can be reproduced to almost any size, giving the artist the ability to customize prints for a specific client.

Giclee prints have gained worldwide acceptance in the art community and can be found at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Louvre in Paris displaying works which cannot be allowed out of the museum cellars, and would otherwise never be shown to the public.

 

 

 

 

DELIVERY

Mini Giclees, Perfect Giclee on Metals and Limited Edition Canvas Giclees will arrive in 2-3 weeks.

Custom Created Artist Enhanced Giclees will arrive in 4-6 weeks. 

 
If you require your art more quickly, there may be a possibility of expediting the turnaround time. After placing your order, please contact us directly to discuss.
 
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at gallery@pecoff.com or 619-964-1990.