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Cityscape Greeting Card featuring the painting Urban Apparitions by Laura Swink

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Urban Apparitions Greeting Card




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Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with your own message up to 500 characters in length. Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing or gift giving.

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Charlotte, NC

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Laura Swink replied:

Thanks so much! I'm so happy this one is finally done! Some come together easily and others are a labor of love.

NOTES FROM THE ARTIST: This painting will also be available for immediate sale on Here you can use your credit card or Paypal to buy direct. Please read the entire description, this piece comes with a black frame installed and ready to hang. Contact me with questions. Thanks for looking!

Artist's Description

This work was in progress for almost a year as its subject slowly came together in my studio in September of 2012. The abstract is a city street painting and the subjects are heavily obscured as they contrast with the beauty of the city color and the reflections that are created from the wet pavement. The piece is warm and the colors are inviting. The painting is varnished in a high-gloss UV varnish and the paint on the canvas is thick with deep ridges. Although it is an acrylic painting, it looks very much like that of an oil painting and very hard to tell the difference. The "impasto" texture of the piece adds to the overall effect of this abstract. This piece is 26-inhces high and 34-inches wide. It will need to be professionally framed, as the canvas is not square. Do not confuse this with damage to the painting. As often times happens, when canvas is being painted with thick paint and wet conditions, the piece will sometimes dry "out of square" The canvas itself is older than th...

About Laura Swink

Laura Swink

I haven't always been an artist - although I always dabbled in it since childhood. I went to college to study classical music as a flute-player and was blessed to have studied with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Ohio Chamber Orchestra and the Akron Symphony. While the sweeping sounds of Bartok, Bach, Hadyn and Chaminade were wonderful, a class taken as a senior at Baldwin-Wallace College in Oil Painting sealed it for me, but even then, my art would lay in wait until my career was settled. I returned to school to study Graphic Design at a local college where I had a terror of a teacher who was fantastic and I got my first jobs in design shortly thereafter. I was young, I had a career and was making some money so I spent much of my free...

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