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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Newest WillowRaven Giclée print now available... Aldric & Anneliese: Stratagem

   My newest Giclée print titled Stratagem, was inspired and commissioned as a promotional illustration for Harry Gilleland's latest book Aldric & Anneliese, published through 4RV Publishing.

I had the honor of creating his book cover (left), but it really was too abstract for the book trailer he wanted me to create. So, I re-read the book, took more extensive notes, did a lot of period research (6th century, Anglo-Saxon England), and started character creation. It took me a little longer than expected, but I am happy with the end result. What do you think? Below is a slightly larger visual, without the mat and frame, so you can see a little more detail. I'm not sure if just the image can be zoomed in on, but if not, contact me and I'll email you a larger file (watermarked), if you need to see it in greater detail.

Here is a scale estimate of the final piece, matted and framed, so you have an idea of how it would look on your wall. To find out more about the quality of prints, check out the post for my first print, Tarranau. And of course, Once I finish the book trailer, I'll be showing it off, here, too.

The finished fine art piece, with frame and matting, is 35" x 22.6". The print is on an Enhanced Matte ground at 32.0" x 19.1", the frame is a classy Matte Black Basic at 0.38" width, the top mat is in a soothing Harbor Blue and the inner mat is in Bridgewater. The Glazing is acrylic, to ensure the safe of the print in shipping. Glass can always be added at a local frame shop, once you receive it.

Statagem (framed, matted, signed, dated) retails for $385.99 + $14.95 S&H. Total + $400.94

Until next time...

Aidana WillowRaven

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  1. Hi again, Connie. I am really enjoying being able to offer prints of my cover art and illustrations. I just love to fill my house with beautiful things, and am flattered that others find my work in that category.

  2. I love it! Reminds me of some of the paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art -- I used to haunt the place as a kid, as we lived only a couple of blocks from there.

  3. Thank you! What a huge compliment.

    I used to cherish going to the Smithsonian every summer.

  4. Hi, Aidana. I saw your post on facebook and had to stop by. I'm a writer and relay images through words and it amazes me how you can read a passage (or book), see it in your mind and then depict it like that! That's fantastic!

  5. Thanks, Charlene. I have always seen images when I read. If I can't, I can't retain it ... lol. Actually, my love of a good book is why I went to art school. So I could do just this.


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