In my previous post I showed the beginnings of a painting I was doing as a commission for the company Syngenta Biotechnology. They are going to give prints of this painting as a memento to 40 scientists who were involved in a project called SyLK.
Here is the finished piece. I wanted the wheat - one of the plants they worked on - to just blend into the background, so I didn't put in any details.
It's almost ready for printing, but before I upload my image to fineartamerica.com (FAA) for them to print it, I have to superimpose a person's name (40 times) and a thank-you message on the image in Photoshop. I think I'll use the lower right corner. So that's 40 files to upload, each with a different name on the image. That's a lot of files... I sure hope FAA's upload engine will be working efficiently when I'm ready to upload!
When I get the prints back from FAA, the next step is to attach a 2" square of the original painting to each one, so that each person gets a little piece of real silk.
In this photo I've laid the painting face down on freezer paper that I marked out with a grid of 2" squares. Since I could see my black sharpie lines through the silk, it was easy to follow the lines with acid-free, lined adhesive transfer tape on the back.
Glad you stopped by today!