AMELIA THE AVIATRESS WITH CIRCLES (STUDY ON PORCELAIN)

Framed Original Cyanotype On Porcelain

Small: 210mm Diameter
£200
Inspiration:
Amelia Earhart
Year: 2019
Materials:
Cyanotype, Bisque Fired Paper Porcelain Disc 
Dimensions:
210mm (Frame Diameter) x 30mm (Depth)
Frame Colour: Unframed
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Inspiration
This artwork was inspired by pioneering pilot and adventurer extraordinaire Amelia Earhart. Defying gender roles, she built an unorthodox career in a man’s world; she was a compelling force in aviation and women’s rights; diversified her career with lectures, writing, and business ventures. Earhart dared to be different, an inspiring role model for women and one of the most famous flyers of her day.

Technique
Amelia The Aviatress With Circles (Study On Porcelain) was created by constructing a hand-cut collage using female photographic portraiture and hand-drawn illustrations of birds.

After coating the bisque fired paper porcelain with light-sensitive chemistry, it is left to dry in a dark room. The large scale negative is then contact printed onto the porcelain disk by exposing to daylight (UV rays). The print is then processed by thoroughly washing in water to remove any unexposed solution and left to soak for 3-4 weeks. It can then be dried, developing to full density Prussian blue after 24 hours.

Dimensions
Unframed:  150mm diameter
Framed:      210mm diameter x 30mm frame depth x 13mm frame face

Paper
Hand-shaped, bisque fired, paper porcelain disk: 
3mmm / Cotton Paper Porcelain / Recycled / Bisque Fired / Linen Pressed Texture

Mount
We use float mounting for all of our framed cyanotypes. The artwork floats above a snow-white mount board, showcasing the paper texture and deckled edging.

Framing
Framed artwork will arrive ready to hang.

Each frame is handmade by our London based design team. They prime and sand the wooden frame before spraying black or white soft-sheen paint to achieve the highest quality finish. All frames come with gallery spec, 3mm thick anti-reflective/ UV glazing as standard. 

If you would like a bespoke frame, please get in touch to discuss alternative colours, gilding and glazing options.

Inspiration
This artwork was inspired by pioneering pilot and adventurer extraordinaire Amelia Earhart. Defying gender roles, she built an unorthodox career in a man’s world; she was a compelling force in aviation and women’s rights; diversified her career with lectures, writing, and business ventures. Earhart dared to be different, an inspiring role model for women and one of the most famous flyers of her day.

Technique
Amelia The Aviatress With Circles (Study On Porcelain) was created by constructing a hand-cut collage using female photographic portraiture and hand-drawn illustrations of birds.

After coating the bisque fired paper porcelain with light-sensitive chemistry, it is left to dry in a dark room. The large scale negative is then contact printed onto the porcelain disk by exposing to daylight (UV rays). The print is then processed by thoroughly washing in water to remove any unexposed solution and left to soak for 3-4 weeks. It can then be dried, developing to full density Prussian blue after 24 hours.

Dimensions
Unframed:  150mm diameter
Framed:      210mm diameter x 30mm frame depth x 13mm frame face

Paper
Hand-shaped, bisque fired, paper porcelain disk: 
3mmm / Cotton Paper Porcelain / Recycled / Bisque Fired / Linen Pressed Texture

Mount
We use float mounting for all of our framed cyanotypes. The artwork floats above a snow-white mount board, showcasing the paper texture and deckled edging.

Framing
Framed artwork will arrive ready to hang.

Each frame is handmade by our London based design team. They prime and sand the wooden frame before spraying black or white soft-sheen paint to achieve the highest quality finish. All frames come with gallery spec, 3mm thick anti-reflective/ UV glazing as standard. 

If you would like a bespoke frame, please get in touch to discuss alternative colours, gilding and glazing options.

HIGH FLIER

Amelia Earhart was the first female aviator
to fly solo across the Atlantic.

During an attempt to circumnavigate the
globe in 1937, Earhart disappeared.

Amelia was a pioneer and an advocate for
women's rights during her lifetime.

AMELIA THE AVIATRESS WITH CIRCLES (STUDY ON PORCELAIN)AMELIA THE AVIATRESS WITH CIRCLES (STUDY ON PORCELAIN)

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