Prints: Limited edition of 25
About The Artwork:
A mesmerizing black and white illustration featuring an unprecedented mashup of a giraffe and scorpion! Made with meticulous pen-and-ink stippling, the creature stands tall on eight feet adorned in beautiful blossoms.
The giraffe is often seen as a symbol of grace and intelligence. Its long neck is associated with the desire to reach new heights, while its spotted coat represents the uniqueness of each creature. Its large size and gentle nature can also symbolize strength and protection. In many cultures, the giraffe also represents fertility and abundance due to its strong connection to the natural world.
The symbolism of the scorpion is multi-faceted, often associated with protection, strength, and resilience, as well as warnings and cautionary advice. The scorpion's ability to shed its skin to grow has also been seen as a symbol of transformation and rebirth. In some cultures, it is even seen as a symbol of luck or fertility due to its significant role in nature. No matter the interpretation, the scorpion remains an enduring symbol of power and mystery.
This giraffe-scorpion illustration is an unusual combination of two very different animals. It represents two opposing forces that, when brought together, unlock unknown potential. This rare animal can remind us to be observant and brave when facing difficult situations to reach our full potential and learn new things about ourselves.
"Above the seas of clouds, it's very elegant, but... below the seas of clouds, it's eternity." ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
5 x 7 inches (portrait)
7 x 5 inches (landscape)
Mat Board Size:
- Original Artwork: Mat board will fit an 11 x 14 inch frame.
- Limited Edition Print: Mat board will fit an 8 x 10 inch frame.
- Both limited edition prints & original artwork are protected by a double layered, high quality, acid-free Crescent® brand mat board (4-ply, approximately .050 inch thick, with a beveled cut window opening). The mat board has a white top layer with a visible black layer underneath. For added protection artwork gets shipped with a standard white backing board, enclosed in a clear protective bag. Frame shown in product images not included.
- Original Artwork: Pigment archival ink on cold press acid free 300gsm paper.
- Limited Edition Print: Superior quality digital print on 100% fine art cotton, acid free paper.
- Original Artwork: Signed, dated & certificate of authenticity included.
- Limited Edition Print: Signed, dated, edition number & certificate of authenticity included.