And in the Sky the Larks, Still Bravely Singing, Fly
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And in the Sky the Larks, Still Bravely Singing, Fly

And in the Sky the Larks, Still Bravely Singing, Fly - Giclee Print

This piece was painted from the perspective of a fallen soldier, dying in a field of poppies. As he looks into the sky, he sees a lark fly out of the battle smoke and into the bright, blue sky beyond. As he takes his last breath, he contemplates its beauty and feels a sense of hope and peace.

The original painting was part of the "Remembering In Flanders Fields" Juried Art Exhibition, which commemorated the poem's 100th anniversary in John McCrae's hometown of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. It currently resides in a private collection.

For each print sold, I'll be donating $5 to The Royal Canadian Legion's Poppy Fund.

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This print is made using Epson K3 pigment inks, and either Hahnemühle Fine Art German Etching® Paper or Epson Exhibition Canvas Matte Paper. Canvas prints include a 2" white border so they can be stretched onto a frame. Both paper and canvas options are acid-free and archival quality, and can last 100+ years with proper care. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me!

AR Companion Video

I also created an augmented reality companion video for this piece. Using the Aurasma app, you can point your phone or tablet at a physical print or online image of this painting and watch it come to life! If you don't want to download the app, you can view the stand alone video here, but for the full AR experience, please do the following:

1. Download the Aurasma app: Apple | Google Play

2. Using the app, point your device at your print or the image of the painting above

3. Watch the painting come to life through your device!

I really enjoyed making this Aura, and am planning to make more for future pieces. You can follow my Aurasma channel here.