This glass votive is etched by hand and finished with a clear label I printed from my painting “Winter Window”. It’s made from a repurposed glass pickle jar 5″ tall x 3.25″ diameter and comes with an LED tea light. Price includes shipping.
I etched the inside of the vase to better diffuse the light from the candle, then printed the design on a purchased clear vinyl label and burnished it onto the vase. The design repeats twice on this votive.
ABOUT THE ARTWORK
Kelly pauses in the stark pastel light of a winter afternoon through the big north window in my studio, absolutely still in contemplation as she watches birds flit about at the feeders or Buddy the squirrel making a fool of himself. Kelly is petite for an adult cat, making the window seem vast, and the light is so diffuse that nothing has a hard edge. It is a scene I remember even in the heat of summer.
“Winter Window” is an original pastel on drawing paper I prepared myself, image size 8″ x 8″ painted in 2002 right in my office while Kelly looked out the window, and as often happens capturing that moment of inspiration also catches something essential that more planned paintings don’t. Though only I would recognize this as Kelly and she is facing away I will always feel I captured something very deep about her personality and about our relationship with this simple image.
Read more about the story of Winter Window. It’s also available as a greeting card and a print and as a gift bag and so many other gift items. Search “Winter Window” to find all items with this image.
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