Artichoke Heart Vegetable Shadow Box
Artichoke Heart Vegetable Shadow BoxThe inside, or heart of the artichoke, with its touch of purple, is one of my best sellers. It is simple yet elegant and makes a wonderful pairing with my outside artichoke version. The lovely, natural green colour makes it a perfect companion for the other more vibrantly coloured vegetable frames. This is a handmade original using a real artichoke slice.
Each piece is individually handcrafted from preserved vegetable slices that I create using organic vegetables grown in my home garden. They are mounted on a textured, cream coloured background, double matted, and framed in an elegant but simple black frame under glass. They come ready to hang and have an attached stand as well.
These frames are perfect in groupings to fill a larger space. Please check out the nine other vegetables in Collections under Small Vegetable Frames.
As is the nature of botanicals, no two are ever exactly alike, and your piece will vary slightly from the one pictured.
Medium: Pressed and preserved real artichoke cross-section
Framed Dimension: 9" x 11" x 1"
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About the Diane
I am a botanical artist who has developed my own unique style. Utilizing the vegetables, herbs and flowers cultivated from my cottage garden, I create a collection of show stopping wall hangings. Throughout my 30 plus years of practice, I have developed a range of drying, pressing and casting techniques for capturing the beauty of my homegrown plants in my art.
My work uses delicate cross sections that I create by using a razor to cut through the centre of each vegetable, preserving the roots, stems and seeds. I have spent years developing a process for pressing and drying these perfect cross sections and retaining their integrity. My finished works capture the vivid colours, varied textures and delicate inner details of each vegetable.
As an artisan I aim to draw the viewer in, and surprise them as they look more closely into the intricate beauty of each piece. My work has been showcased and highlighted in juried artisan shows across Canada since I started my craft. I have also exhibited in local boutiques, shops and art galleries. I currently reside, cultivate and create in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia.