Friday Harbor Regatta No. 1 poster by Zsanan Studio. Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
“Friday Harbor Regatta No. 1”
“Friday Harbor Regatta No. 1” originally was a plein air oil pastel. It was photographed on San Juan... more
“Friday Harbor Regatta No. 1” originally was a plein air oil pastel. It was photographed on San Juan Island, Washington State, USA . Later, it became this post-painterly abstract expressionist piece at my studio in Asheville, North Carolina and part of a Friday Harbor Regatta series especially designed for mugs. **
Symbolism: Perseverance. During my stay in Friday Harbor, Washington State, I found myself drawn- time and again- to a certain vantage point where I could see sailboats flying by – racing in the winds. Repeatedly this scene of endurance, strength and perseverance drew me in-- called to me regardless of time of day.
In this piece, the juxtaposition of color with changing light also symbolizes positive change –a thread of interest that runs through my work across the years- envisioning different perspectives- encouraging change with compassion.
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"I am an eclectic artist. I use an 'art-tech-block-and-carve technique' taking my original art-- pastel, acrylic and/or watercolors-- plus photos-- into a collage of hundreds of digitally-rendered layers 'fused' into an image- inspired by nature. -----I work instinctively from a starting point in an unfolding (often surprising) process of form, space, and color inspired by my interpretation of everyday experiences, what nature has to say, and a sense of belonging." Zsanan
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