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Submitted on
December 5, 2011
Image Size
5.8 MB
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Canon EOS 500D
Shutter Speed
1/64 second
Focal Length
33 mm
ISO Speed
Date Taken
Dec 5, 2011, 9:36:06 PM
EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Sensor Size
Strength Giclee Print by Carnegriff Strength Giclee Print by Carnegriff
Available here [link]

'Strength' is a limited Giclee print with screenprinted varnish layers and hand applied 9ct Gold detailing from an edition of 50 by artist Carne Griffiths, published by Harwood King Fine Arts

The piece offered is printed in 330 gsm Somerset Velvet watercolour paper and hand signed and editioned - cellophane wrapped and card backed

Order early to receive the first editions from this short run. Prints will be allocated on a first come first served basis

Recently showing at G90 and currently in the exhibition Urban Curations, the print was launched to accompany the exhibition 'Journey' by Carne Griffiths.

Carne has recently exhibited and sold work at the London Original Print Fair and Royal Academy with and is selling original works through Art Republic, Opus in Newcastle and Inkd Gallery in Brighton, with a forthcoming exhibition at Debut Contemporary and recent solo exhibition 'Journey' at G90

The piece offered is printed in 330 gsm Somerset Velvet watercolour paper and hand signed and editioned - cellophane wrapped and card backed

The original of 'Strength' Was sold by Opus Arts in 2011 - more details of this exhibition can be found at [link] and more of carne's work is available to view at [link]
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I love how you painted her, just amazing! The colors you chose are perfect! I think that she is evenly propotioned and I LOVE her expression! The shading is wonderful! This piece is gorgeous! I love the flowers and the wings (i believe that's what they are) that sweep down over the left side of her face! Over all this piece is one of the most beautiful I've seen painted like this!
(I don't have anymore words that I could use to express my wonder at this piece soI'm just going to keep rambling till I reach the 100 word minimum)
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Critique by ZenOutOfChaos Dec 6, 2011, 8:16:03 AM
In comparison to other drawins of the similar nature, they were not anything of special merit. Not in a negative sort, or a put down to the atists. More in a expert sense. This image is a evolution from the others he has done, it shows the leap of one image to another, as a stepping stone which lands us here to this asian girl.
Depited in such ellegance and style, and energy of line. A steady hand to move the lines, the power of mind to make ones hand obey they vision in the skull. This is not an easy task, many artists use software o create such lines, forms, e.t.c. To me that is not skill....yet what I see on this piece of paper (not software) is skill and talent, gained threw hard work.
There is something in art like this, which is line art when you come to it, which makes your eyes fix upon the image.
I can not fault this image, nor would I want to. This is a loose style but tight in line work. If it looks easy, then you do not know anything about art. To make chaos look gorgeous is....not a task for people without vision.
Well done mr....!
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joeyretro Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wonderful piece of art
Thebest88 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist
Wow, beautiful!
ryruko Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
So amazing! From every angle!
booklover102030 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2012  Student Photographer
WOW! It is very beautiful. I have to agree with the others down below.
xXVladki Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
omg ! very nice !!!
kudoze Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012
Absolutely amazing!!!
Carnegriff Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
S-I-O-N-E Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012  Student General Artist
I've seen a lot of great drawings on dA but rarely do they have so much depth and dynamic in their marks, and such grace in their use of colour. I absolutely love the leaf-like shapes on her neck too. Fantastic image.
Carnegriff Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you
untitled512 Featured By Owner May 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
so beautiful
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