What's the Story? - If you're an artist and you live in Wimborne, then the Minster is a must. It has an interesting history and its colours will change dramatically depending on the season and time of day. For this initial painting Richard needed a vintage focus point in the foreground and chose the Austin, as on the previous Sunday a group of local enthusiasts had a rally in the town square. It was an obvious choice.
Prints and Posters - The prints are created from Richard's original painting, we print them ourselves using a method known as Giclėe, the paper is 100% cotton with a gentle texture. Your A4 or A3 print will arrive cello wrapped with a recycled cardboard backing ready for framing. The 50cm x 70cm print will arrive rolled in a large cardboard tube. Richard signs all prints.
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Giclée Printing - this involves squirting or spraying microscopic dots of pigment based-inks onto high quality art paper (not as messy as it sounds!). The print is colour corrected to attain the closest possible match to the original artwork and will keep its vibrant colours for many years to come.
Paper - we use a natural soft textured bright white matt 315gsm paper for all prints. The paper's bright white base and gentle texture delivers a quality print with a wide colour gamut, it's 100% acid free and accredited by the Fine Art Trade Guild as being of archival quality.
Free delivery on all prints - We send the prints via myHermes or Royal Mail so you will be able to track your order and we will know they have been delivered safely!
What's the Story? - As we live in Wimborne it was vital that Richard did a painting of our home town. As an artist he wanted to paint the Minster again but in a different light. Richard couldn't wait to use his photos of the MG he had spotted in a local car park. Even...
What's the Story? - Richard has been thinking about doing another painting of his hometown for sometime. He considered doing another one of the town with the Minster as a backdrop but nothing seemed to quite work. It was Judi that came up with the idea of Julians Bridge which Rich...
What's the Story? - We were frequent visitors to Knowlton Church when the kids were small, they loved playing in the long grass and we loved the peace and tranquility, somewhat surprising when you consider the hollow shell of Knowlton church, one of the most atmospheric places in Dorset, is also...
We have taken into consideration that you may not want to go to the expense of having your prints professionally framed (although they do look great when they are!) so have kept to standard sizes -
A4 Prints - 21cm x 29.7cm will fit 'off the shelf' A4 frames
A3 Prints - 29.7cm x 42cm will fit 'off the shelf' A3 frames, but check frame measurement first
50cm x 70cm Prints - which includes a small white border, will fit 'off the shelf' 50cm x 70cm frames
A6 Postcards - 148mm x 105mm will fit off the shelf frames if required
Calendars - These are A4 when folded, so easy to pop in the post as a pressie. Double A4 when opened and hanging