This painting was inspired one evening by a drive on my vespa up a windy tree lined road, full of giant maples, huge pines and other giant trees. As I was cresting up over the hills, I looked up to see the sunlight cascading majestically through the treetops. The way the sun light was hitting the green and blue foliage turned this amazing copper yellow color as the light moved. It was enough to stop me in my tracks, and I had to pull over quickly so I didn't end up in the ditch! I love the feeling of being overtaken by natures raw beauty, and she just puts on her magic sometimes when you least expect it. I quickly got home and sketched out the image I saw, and had to get busy getting that color to canvas before that image went away.
Our signed and numbered canvas giclees are printed on canvas to give the look and feel of the original and are the same size as the original painting. By printing on canvas, the colors achieved are bright and vivid, mirroring the intensity of Clair’s originals. Our canvas giclees are stretched on heavy duty stretcher bars and Gallery Wrapped and ready to hang! Clairs editions are kept small, usually between 40 - 100 depending on the piece.
A limited number of only 10 in the edition. CLAIR creates an alternate version of the original by painting and reworking the printed canvas surface of each Artist’s Proof, with lots of texture and paint, going over the entire piece. Each custom high definition reproduction, features its own unique set of details, and there are no two in existence that are identical. She can even change the people in the painting to look like you, change hair eye color, add a favorite pet, favorite wine label, write an anniversary date in the clouds or keep it exactly as the original. Each painting is finished with her signature on the front and signed and numbered on the back.
- Printed on fine art acid-free canvas
- Professional grade archival inks with UV protection
- Hand stretched; wrapped over 1.5” American Pine wood bars
- Ready to hang
- 100% Made in the USA
ORIGINALS – Perhaps you are seeking a custom ORIGINAL painting? Learn more about commissioning your own Stephanie Clair original painting here.
This is a new process that lends it self to CLAIRS vibrant colors. The process is created using a die-sublimation process in which the inks are transferred and then heated onto a special type of metal that locks in the color, gloss and vibrancy! The smaller mini's on metal make a great statement, and come with hanging hardware on the back and are ready to put on the wall as soon as you get it. Or, If you are looking for a real stand alone vibrant art piece, we can do a custom size if you choose! This is a great option if you have a lot of sun, as they are more UV resistant.