I pick bright colors for my paintings the way I picked out neon-orange shirts in highschool—I know: I have red hair and a complexion that runs to pink. Those shirts did not suit me.—But to me there’s a kind of courage about bright colors, and courage has always been the thing I need most. Bright pops out. It doesn’t fold seamlessly into the pattern. It’s brave. It’s a little disruptive. And the systems governing our planet badly need to be disrupted. May we all live as brightly as we can: choosing to challenge everything musty just by our open-hearted and honest manner of being in this world.
About This Listing
This is an 8x10 studio gouache painting completed on professional-grade watercolor paper mounted to a cradled wooden panel. To protect the water-based gouache paint from moisture, the painting has been lovingly treated with a three-step varnishing process consisting of a spray varnish suitable for water-based media, an isolation coat, and two coats of UV-resistant gloss varnish. The birchwood panel has been sealed with buffed finishing wax to increase its longevity, and a signed label affixed to the back of the panel certifies its authenticity and specifications. The painting has already been framed by the artist in a hardwood floater frame and comes ready to hang! Including the frame, the full dimensions of this piece are 9x11x1.25 inches.
I do my very best to make sure my scans and photographs provide accurate representations of my artwork, but please do be aware that due to monitor differences the colors you see on your screen may vary slightly from the way the colors appear in person.
This painting ships for free within the United States. To arrange international shipping, please reach out to me via the contact form with information about the piece you'd like to purchase and where you need it shipped to. (Please note that international shipping for framed original artwork can be quite pricey, and you will be responsible for any customs fee or import taxes that may arise.)
© 2022 Bryana Joy
The artist retains all copyrights.