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Quotation Greetings Card "Silvie the Seal"

Quotation Greetings Card "Silvie the Seal"
£2.20 12 Available
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Blank greetings card printed on Premium quality Century Soho 300 gsm card stock, sourced from sustainable forestry and FSC certified, with white paper envelope.

Size approx. 150mm (6") square.

This square card is hinged at the left-hand side and protected by a cellophane wrapper.

Blank inside for your own greeting, with a small copy of the image and descriptive text on the back of the card.

This card features a painting of a common or harbour seal, originally created as an illustration for my children's book "The Tree with a Golden Heart" in the Adventures of Algy series, and includes a quotation from the book on the front of the card.

This image is also available as a giclée print, mounted or framed, and as another card without the text quotation.

Reproduced from an original painting by Jenny Chapman, © 2015.


Observant visitors to my shop may notice that Silvie the seal appears as my avatar :) She has beautifully appealing, wistful eyes and very fine whiskers, and she remains one of my favourite wildlife illustrations.

Silvie was drawn from my own photographs of a real seal, who was living in a local marine life sanctuary. However, we do see seals frequently in the ocean around the coast here, so it was no stretch of the imagination to place her there. Although the illustration didn't appear until the second story, Silvie was painted in spring 2015, while I was writing the first book, "A Surprisingly Fluffy Bird", as she plays an important role in that book too, and indeed in all the Adventures of Algy stories.

The original painting from which this card is reproduced was created with Winsor and Newton professional watercolour paints and watercolour sticks, and Faber-Castell Albrecht Durer watercolour pencils on Fabriano Artistico HP watercolour paper.

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United Kingdom £1.10 £0.10

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£2.65 £0.30
USA and Canada £3.50 £0.40
Rest of the World £3.60 £0.40

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