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Samantha Frances Art

Cornish Sardines | Oil Painting Original | Framed

Regular price £205.00 GBP
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Painted in rich oil paints on contrasting pink background, the metallic and detailed  intricacy of these world renowned fish are represented in their most familiar form.

The pilchard trade was a key feature of the Cornish economy in the 18th century, before its dramatic decline due to overfishing. Thankfully, during the 21st century there has been a revival and they are now sustainably fished once again. 

This artwork is painted on a canvas board, is signed on the rear of the painting and is beautifully framed in a professionally hand-painted floating white frame 34cm x 25cm x 3cm. (13.5 " X  9.5" X 1.5").

UK delivery is free, and your artwork will be hand packed with care and sent in a rigid cardboard box. Please allow 10-14 days for your artwork to be shipped. 

Postage & Packaging

All artwork is carefully handpacked in my studio. Postage is calculated at checkout.

Free UK shipping on all orders of £50 and over (£4.99 under £50).

EU postage From £10.10

Worldwide & USA From £16.20

On receipt of your order and payment you will promptly receive a confirmation email. Once your order has been processed your order will be shipped without delay. Estimated delivery time varies depending on your location but you will receive a shipment notification email with an estimated delivery date. You are most welcome to visit my Somerset studio to collect your art work, please contact me to arrange a date and time.


Originals

  • Oil paintings take time to dry. I will not ship a painting before it is ready to be tightly packaged, where artwork is advertised within this time the soonest dispatch time is noted in the description.
  • All original artwork is wrapped and, padded extremely well, and sent in a well-fitting sturdy cardboard box.
  • Most artwork is shipped via Royal Mail or Parcel Force, and most domestic packages arrive within 2-4 days from time of dispatch.
  • International shipments will be sent via Parcel Force or another international carrier. International buyers must note that on some occasions, the shipping charges may vary from the amount paid at checkout. In such instances, I will get in touch with the revised price and confirm if you wish to proceed.

Prints

  • All prints are handled with the utmost care and packaged beautifully in a paper or plastic sleeve.
  • Prints 11"x14" and smaller are sent in a flat, anti-bend envelope, while prints 16"x20" and larger are mailed in a box.
  • Domestic shipping is via Royal Mail / Parcel Force or Evri

International Shipments

  • Shipping costs are calculated at checkout based on package and distance. If there is any discrepancy -/+, I will let you know via email.
  • International packages are a bit outside of my control. Border fees, duties, and handling fees may be charged by other countries. Tracking is also quite unreliable with international shipments, but I will always do my very best to get the package to you by the most reliable and economical means and I'm always willing to give advice before you purchase, just contact me at any time.

Shipping costs cover fees, packaging supplies, time, labour and storage. If the shipping cost estimated at checkout is not the actual cost of shipping, the customer will be billed for the overage amount. 

IMPORTANTPlease ensure that you provide your correct contact details and delivery details I do not cover costs of redelivery if they have been returned to sender.

About the Artist

I'm Samantha, a contemporary abstract realism artist from the southwest of the UK. My childhood in a sea fishing family, full of wildlife enthusiasts has instilled in me a lifelong fascination with the coastline. Bliue and green spaces.

When I'm not engrossed in my painting, you can find me paddle boarding, indulging in wild swimming, or going on walks with my faithful companion, Netty the Boarder Terrier.~My ArtIn my art I look to capture the mesmerising beauty of the natural world; directing my focus towards the natural energies and the profound connection we share with wildlife.

To infuse life into my work, I manipulate an intricate interplay of colour, shadows, light, and movement. I often incorporate things that I find in nature to replace traditional painting equipment, such as feathers and shells - giving me a deeper sense of connection with the natural world.Using a blend of mixed media, I employ bold, contrasting, and precise colours, often using visible brushstrokes, and broken lines. When working with watercolours and inks, I use vibrant hues and fluid marks to convey my vision.

Each of my pieces is crafted with the intention of exuding a sense of freshness to captivate viewers, and seamlessly harmonise with both contemporary and traditional settings