This painting comes framed...if you want to view it, please visit my ebay store: billups_fine_art....
7x5 Oil on Porcelain and Framed
Billups was commissioned years ago by the U.S. Army to do a painting of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. She hired a Native American friend, to model for her, and her baby, and did a photo session. All of the mothers and babies in this series were created from this photo shoot.
This was created in oils on a fine porcelain sheet, by the same company that creates the extremely large and thick tiles that NASA uses on the outside of the Space Shuttle, for heat protection. These small, fine quality porcelains, however, they are made for circuit boards for computer controlled products.
They are extremely fine quality, and very durable. The oil that the images
are created with, is very stable, since the tiles are porous, thus
accepting the pigment into it�s surface, making a permanent binding.
The rich and intense quality of the colors in these creatio...