Le Sacre du Printemps
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The dance of the Sakura or Cherry Blossom faeries heralds the beginning of spring. It is the sign of hope blossoming from the cold earth. After the long dark days of winter they welcome the first rays of sunshine as nature awakens around them. They are the first to fly. It is said that when … Read more
Product Height: 7.5 inches
Product Surface / Material: Arches watercolor paper
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‘As someone who has attempted to paint faeries and other-worldly beings for fifty years, I know how difficult it is to be true to the subject matter. Iris Compiet’s work is an astonishing and masterful revelation of the Faery Realms. She is an artist who, with stunning alacrity, reveals the fleeting personalities of the normally unseen. Her nuanced lines vibrate with spiritual energy, chasing and ultimately expressing the illusive nature of these liminal beings.
Her work is infused with limpid washes of colour that are seemingly taken from a paintbox of hues gathered from the Aurora Borealis – eloquent in describing the ever-changing qualities of Faery. Here are beings as witty and merry as an Irish Cluricaun as well as those of rare beauty that touch the heart and lift the soul.’
– Brian Froud
“Iris Compiet’s work is an astonishing and masterful revelation of the Faery Realms. She is an artist who, with stunning alacrity, reveals the fleeting personalities of the normally unseen.”
— Brian Froud
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