Thursday, November 13, 2008

Check it out: Pigasus, When Pigs Fly? signed print at Ebay!

"Pigasus, When Pigs Fly? 18x24" signed print from Artist, Darcy Gerdes

Starting bid: US $8.50
End time: Nov-20-08 08:35:59 PST (6 days 23 hours)

View Ebay Auction here:

"Surrounded by an enchanted woodlands, a family of flying pigs playing tag you're "it" with butterflies while pignicking near the lake, the painting was inspired my kids, Lewis Carroll & Pink Floyd

"The time has come," the Walrus said, to talk of many things: Of shoes and ships and sealing wax, of cabbages and kings, And why the sea is boiling hot, and whether pigs have wings." from: "The Walrus and the Carpenter" Lewis Carroll, 1872

Print info: open edition, signed print

Print Size: 18x24"

Original Print Price: $43.00
25 artist's proofs: $75.00 each (Sold out)

Date of Production: (c) 1991
White border, Text center

artist bio...

"Art is a Pigment Of Your Imagination"

Although she grew up in the shadows of Disneyland, Darcy Gerdes didn't have to "wish upon a star" to make her dreams come true. The self-taught artist has built a thriving career from her artistic passions... She began drawing & doodling at an early age and by 5, Darcy could be found selling caricatures of her neighbors for nickel each...In the past, selected pieces of Darcy's multi-media works were available in prints, puzzles, cards, cross stitch & magnets, from such notable publishers as Figi Graphics, Leanin Tree Cards, Leisure Arts, Dimensions, Art in Motion and her own Flying Pigment Studio...Armed with such a unlimited source of inspiration, Darcy says she "has no one favorite subject to paint...each idea, each concept seems to want a life of their own...each design stands on its own merits...I learn from each piece"...Darcy now favors watercolors, acrylics and color pencil. "I've always felt the subject suggests the type of medium to use, which I think naturally changes my style slightly. The limitations or quality of the mediums chosen can also make a difference"...Darcy's only formal training was in high school, where she took as many art classes as she could and studied under a "most excellent teacher", Mrs. Adele Mason. She did however pay particular attention to her neighbor, Ken Southworth , an incredibly ingenious animator...Along with personal success she says her greatest rewards come from the way folks react to my art..."I love to see a perceptive knowing smile or chuckle! :}Darcy is very active in the local art scene of Idyllwild, CA. and does take special pride of showing her award winning works in the past as a juried artist at Art A Fair, Laguna Beach, CA..In October 06, She opened her own gallery, Flying Pigment Studio Gallery located in midtown Idyllwild, CA. The gallery is also a "member gallery" with Art Alliance of Idyllwild and partakes in all the events from March to October...Endowed with innate talent and amazing eye for detail, a wonderfully humorous approach to every day events, Darcy shouldn't lose her appeal either...

Thanks for stopping by, Please feel free to drop me a note, ask a question or comment .... Darcy
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