Framed original, mixed media gold leaf cyanotype. Hand-brush coated. Hand finished with 24 carat gold leaf. Handprinted on handmade ivory recycled cotton rag paper.
This artwork was inspired by Helen Sharman, originally a chemist, she became the first British astronaut in space and was the first woman to visit the Mir Space Station during project Juno. Training in the programme at Star City for 18 months after being selected from 13000 applicants, she launched into space in 1991.
Project Juno (Helen's Flight) was created by photographing a hand-cut collage of portraiture and an illustration of the Moon combined with surface textures from hand printed chemigrams. The digital negative was then contact printed onto hand made circular paper that had been brush coated with chemicals, before drying in a dark room. Once exposed to light, the piece was washed to develop a cyan blue colour, pressed dried and hand finished with 24 ct gold leaf.
Dimensions - 300mm diameter (unframed) 385mm diameter (framed) x 30mm frame depth x 18mm frame face
Mount - It is recommended to keep this piece float mounted when framing.
Framing -This artwork is sold framed.
Float mounted in a bespoke, handmade medium sized circular frame. The frame is a deep box frame, museum grade, UV protected, anti reflective glazing, with a smooth white finish.
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An Original Chloe McCarrick
Bespoke Circular Frame
Developed in Sunlight
Finished with 24ct Gold Leaf
Bespoke circular frames are hand-crafted in a London workshop
Finished with anti-reflective, UV protected museum grade glazing
Float mounted and chosen specifically to complement the piece
Each Chloe McCarrick cyanotype is an original one of its kind artwork
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