Child's Play - gold mine train - Wood Print

Child's Play - gold mine train - Wood Print

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Product Description

Bring your image to life with the texture and added depth of a wood print. Your selected image is printed directly onto a sheet of 3/4" thick maple wood. There are D-clips on the back of the print for mounting it to your wall using mounting the included hooks and nails.

Image Description

A delightful oil painting of a child paying conductor on a peeling yellow mine-cart. This image is provokes a blissful nostalgia of childhood play.

Behind the Scenes

Another favorite Alaskan destination for me en plein air paint (especially in the fall when the tundra turns a lovely scarlet) is Independence Mine State Historical Park. (Plein air painting is a French impressionist term meaning in open air.) It's an abandoned gold mine located in Hatcher Pass, Alaska. The old gold mine, up in the majestic Talkeetna Mountains has a spirit of adventure and sacrifice than is unlike anything else I've ever experienced. Gorgeous views of the valley below leave me feeling tiny in all of God's creation. The tiny mining train rusted and sun beaten is always a favorite for my children to play on. I enjoy watching their freedom as their imaginations soar pretending to be gold miners. I was initially going to only paint the train--its textures attracting my interest. I put my jacket on it to provide a little discord to the analogous warm harmony before me. But when a visiting family walked by and their little boy hopped on the train as my boys have done so often, I knew I had found a far more interesting focal point for my miniature painting.

This painting was featured and sold in the Best and Brightest juried Art Show in Scottsdale Artists School.

Pixels | Trusted drop-shipping and print-on-demand

We have entrusted pixel.com aka Fine Art America as our drop-shipping vendor for open edition prints and artistic home decor accessories. Started in 2006 Pixels is the largest marketplace with print-on-demand technology. Their commitment to quality products and customer satisfaction has long been evident whether purchasing wall decor as gallery wrap art, framed canvas or poster. Their beautiful canvas art complements the interior design of any room, either professionally decorated or diy. Pixels offers many quality lifestyle accessories that compliment our happy designs perfectly. We have been working with this company for almost a decade.

Photography and image scanning

All images sent to pixels are professionally photographed and color corrected to ensure the closest match possible to honor the intent of the original works. Products are regularly ordered and inspected by us personally to ensure quality and a faithful rendition of original works.

Production and shipping

Each custom-made item takes 2 - 3 business days to print, assemble, and package. Shipping times vary depending on region from which you are ordering and location of the closest pixels manufacturing facility. Most US orders take 3-7 business days to arrive after manufacturing. Learn more about our shipping policy here. 

Returns

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