Delighting the Senses canvas print by Maria Hunt. Bring your artwork to life with the texture and depth of a stretched canvas print. Your image gets printed onto one of our premium canvases and then stretched on a wooden frame of 1.5" x 1.5" stretcher bars (gallery wrap) or 5/8" x 5/8" stretcher bars (museum wrap). Your canvas print will be delivered to you "ready to hang" with pre-attached hanging wire, mounting hooks, and nails.
Another in the series of paintings on antique pages from an 1884 Cyclopedia of Universal Knowledge. Recently, I was ill for several weeks. I began... more
Another in the series of paintings on antique pages from an 1884 "Cyclopedia of Universal Knowledge". Recently, I was ill for several weeks. I began a series of small paintings that I could manage while sitting up in bed. I used a "Ready For Recycle" 1884 "People's Cyclopedia of Universal Knowledge." It was wonderful to read about the modern farming equipment: horse-drawn plows, and the radical new steam engine-driven harvester.. Those pages I saved for a friend-- . the others became art, one subject at a time. The paper is not destined to last into the next century but the marriage of the old and the new... that was fun.
About Maria Hunt
"ART, something I always wanted as part of my life, HAS become a passion that fills my soul, and leaves me full of joy, one brushstroke at a time."
After 30 years as a successful business woman, Maria Hunt, finding the nest empty, and having fulfilled her role as financial contributor, retired to the Palm Springs area, pursuing her childhood dream of studying and creating art. She started in 2000 with art classes at College of the Desert. She refined her skills in plein air painting by attending workshops across the U.S. The years left to get "really good" at art are diminishing, and her focus is laser sharp. She spends one week a month teaching art to Children (and older versions of children) She...