Praying For Peace, Canvas Print, Surreal, World Peace, Anti-war, Divine Intervention, White Dove, Hope, Introspection, Contemplation

Praying For Peace, Canvas Print, Surreal, World Peace, Anti-war, Divine Intervention, White Dove, Hope, Introspection, Contemplation


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"Praying for Peace" is a stirring piece, rich with symbolic elements set against a backdrop that evokes a torrential downpour. The central figure is a man steeped in contemplation, his posture suggesting subdued reflection. His gaze is lowered in a humble gesture that communicates the introspection and sorrow, of someone praying for peace.

Above the man's head is an artistic embodiment of rain. The universal purifier – rain, falling in relentless, vertical streaks that convey a sense of cleansing and renewal. The rain symbolizes a baptismal wish, washing away conflict and strife to make way for reconciliation and unity.

The rain's verticality also serves to visually elongate the canvas, drawing a connection between the heavens and the earth, between the divine and the mortal. This connection underscores the man's plea for peace, as if he is seeking intervention from a higher power to quell the storms of human discord.

A single dove, the emblem of peace, sits tranquilly on the branch of a bush, unaffected by the chaos of the storm around it. The bush, rather than a towering tree, implies modesty and a return to nature's fundamental truths. The dove's presence amidst the rain is a potent symbol of hope and the possibility of achieving peace, even in the midst of turmoil.

The painting is rendered in a palette of blues and grays, the colors traditionally associated with melancholy and stormy weather, further enhancing the theme of seeking serenity amidst disturbance. This creates a mood that is both reflective and yearning, echoing the universal desire for a reprieve from the tempests of life and the collective longing for a world at peace.

Altogether, the painting is a rich tapestry of emotion and symbolism, inviting the viewer to ponder the weight of individual thoughts on collective human experiences and the enduring hope for a world united in peace.

A perfect addition to every room! This canvas is made from a finely textured artist-grade cotton substrate which consistently reproduces image details with outstanding clarity and detail.

• 5" wide x 7" high (Perfect size for desk or countertop)
• 12" wide x 18" high [Images in the picture gallery are for this size]

Canvas specs:
• Material: Ultra smooth, 100% cotton rag canvas
• Material quality: Finely textured artist-grade cotton substrate
• Surface finish: Matte
• Cotton rag fabric weight: 400 GSM (11.80 oz/y²)

Wrapped canvas frame specs:
• Wrapped canvas frame thickness: 1.25"
• Framing quality: Beautifully finished, taut corners that give a clean and crisp look
• Hanging hardware: Attached

Ink specs:
• Canon 12-color Aqueous ink
• Acid free, archival quality

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is All-Over-Print (AOP)?

All-Over Print (AOP) is a printing method that uses dye-sublimation to print a design onto polyester. During the dye sublimation process the dye is absorbed into the fabric. Since, it is not printed on the surface, like most t-shirts, it provides for a fantastic soft-to-the-touch feel and superior breathability.

AOP is a more time consuming method than screen printing or direct-to-garment (DTG) printing, so the prices are higher and the production times are longer, but the results are most definitely worth it.

Advantages of AOP:
The design won't peel off, unlike typical screen printing.
The design is part of the fabric of the item, so it will last as long as the item does.
The intensity of color is often unmatched.

What is Giclée?

Giclée (pronounced zhee-CLAY or often gee-CLAY) is a printing process that creates a museum quality, archival print. Special acid-free, paper is printed with fade resistant ink using a state-of-the-art, large format inkjet printer.

What is a gallery wrap canvas?

Gallery wrap is a style of displaying a canvas that doesn't show any visible staples or nails holding the fabric to the wooden stretcher bars. This style of canvas is intended to be hung unframed.

What is a gallery mirror wrap canvas?

Mirrored edges (mirror wrap) is used to show the whole image on the main surface, rather than printing the edges of the image on the sides (image wrap) of the canvas frame. It is usually used when there is necessary detail on the edges of the image. Image wrap is used when the focal point of the image is in the center.

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