Barns at Bowsey Hill, Wargrave


Barns at Bowsey Hill, Wargrave



Barns at Bowsey Hill, Wargrave, Original Silk Painting and limited edition prints

My paintings are mainly painted on pure Chinese habotai 8 silk with specialist silk paints. I start each work with a drawing on paper and then trace the image onto a piece of white silk stretched onto a wooden frame. I then apply a special paint called gutta, which contains natural latex called gutta-percha, over my traced lines. This creates a resistive barrier through which the coloured ink will not flow. I apply the coloured ink with a brush and use salt dropped into the ink whilst wet to created textured effects.

The finished painting is removed from the wooden frame, ironed to fix the colour in the fabric and stretched onto acid-free mountboard ready for framing.

Visit my YouTube Channel to see how my paintings are created and click here to read a bit more about me.

The original painting is mounted in white to fit a 40 x 50 cm frame. The actual image is 25.5 x 38 cm. Frame is not included.

A limited edition giclee print is printed on fine art 308gsm paper using archival inks and is signed by the artist. Only a limited number of reproductions will be made and each print is numbered on the front. The prints come with a white mount and packed with a backing board and cellophane wrapping. The following sizes are available:

 Size Mount Size (frame size required) Actual Image Size
40 x 50 cm 40 x 50 cm 39 x 26 cm
8 x 10 inch 8 x 10 inch 12.7 x 19 cm

Additional information


Mounted Original Silk Painting, Mounted Limited Edition Print, Framed Original Silk Painting


30 x 40 cm, 40 x 50 cm, 8 x 10 inch