The Cornish Pilchard

The Cornish Pilchard

Inspired by the coast of Cornwall and it's rich fishing traditions this piece captures a journey of a shoal of Pilchards spiralling up toward the sun, that has cast its light down into the depths of the rich Cornish sea.

A number of techniques and mediums were used in the creation of this piece. The background is fabric painted and the Pilchard were achieved through quilting, appliqué, painting and embroidery. These techniques create the different textures from the soft ripples of the sea to the scaly fish. Unfortunately, the three-dimensional relief doesn't show particularly well in the photos, so please take a look at the depth of the piece to get an idea of the overall effect.


Measures:           In Frame:
Height: 77cm      Height: 79.5cm
Width: 51cm       Width: 53.5.5cm
Depth: 2.5cm     Depth: 3.5cm

This piece has been professionally framed, with a white mount and white wood grain box frame, with glass. It is ready to hang.

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    ©2019 created by Nicole Lupton (copyright includes all artwork, photos and text)

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