The Little Story

Pressing into the paper with an embossing tool, I reveal the image of the bird as it mysteriously transforms the flat sheet into a detail-rich, almost glass-like piece of art. Perhaps you’ve received a fancy invitation printed on this translucent paper.  That’s vellum. It was originally made from animal skins, but the vellum I use today is made using cotton rag fibers polished to create a translucent paper with a vellum-like finish. The blue spruce branch behind the bird is iridescent vellum, which changes in the light. Title inspired by the song, “Blue Velvet”


“She wore blue velvet / Bluer than velvet was the night / Softer than satin was the light / From the stars...”


Blue Vellum

SKU: 6208-P
$99.00 Regular Price
$79.00Sale Price
  • Title: Blue Vellum

    Subject: Blue Jay

    Size: 6 x 6 x 1 inches 

    Medium: Hand cut paper (Archival papers and adhesives)

    Frame: Natural wood shadowbox 

    Plexiglass for safe shipping

    Saw tooth hanger

  • Of course it is my hope you will be delighted with my artwork. If it doesn't meet your expectations, please contact me to arrange for a return and refund or exchange within 30 days of purchase.

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