Regular price £1,100.00

- Original mother and baby elephant painting on an extra deep canvas 80 x 100 x 7.5 cm
- Painted with heavy body professional acrylic and Montana Gold spray paint.
- Finished with varnish to protect against sunlight and dust damage
- Signed by the artist on the front

Painting description

'Defend' is an original elephant painting by British artist Sian Storey. Painted on a large 80 x 100cm canvas, this is a stunning one-off piece of artwork. Inspired directly by becoming a mother herself, this painting celebrates the intrinsic maternal nature of this beautiful creature.

A large, extra-deep canvas with a depth of 7.5cm, Sian used acrylic and spray paint to create this vibrant painting. Sian's dreamy colours, stencilling and shimmering gold spray paint give this painting an ethereal feel.

The painting is signed by the artist Sian Storey on the front and reverse, and will be a stunning addition to your art collection.

Feel inspired

This painting rejoices the maternal nature of the elephant. Realistic, yet drenched in otherworldly colours and marks, Sian has captured the majesty of elephants in a truly unique way - powerful, yet beautiful and fragile. 

The title ‘Defend’ hints at a mother’s plight to guard and protect her child. This is enhanced by the signature cropping of the picture - often there is no background in Sian’s work - therefore drawing the eye into a tender moment between mother and child.

How it was created

‘Defend’ was painted in Sian Storey’s studio in Hampshire UK in late 2017. Sian paints in layers, giving the painting a sense of depth. 

Using acrylics and spray paint, you'll see detailed, delicate brushwork, beautiful mists of spray paint, and shocks of colour created by scraping paint across the canvas with a piece of card.

This painting, your walls

Prepare to be wowed - ‘Defend’ will bring vibrancy and warmth to any living space thanks to its flashes of pastel pinks, prussian blues and turquoise. It’s a statement piece, so expect it to be a talking point in your home whenever you have visitors. 

Even better, the gold spray paint catches the light beautifully, creating a shimmering effect.

This painting comes ready to hang - you just to put a strong nail in your wall. 

Delivery information

The painting will be delivered fully tracked via courier, and securely packaged in thick bubble wrap and heavy duty cardboard.

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