As a wildlife ranger Patrick Ching spent a good part of his life on the remote atolls of the Northwest Hawaiian chain. This painting was done for the Conservation Council for Hawaiʻi's 2006 wildlife poster. The species depicted include the Hawaiian monk seal, green turtle, frigate bird, red tailed tropicbird, Laysan albatross, wandering tattler' spotted eagle rays, ulua (jack fish), Nihoa Miller bird, sooty tern, Laysan finch, earwig insect, Miller moth, Laysan duck eating brine flies, beach morning glory flower, naupaka shrub, erogrostis grass, tiger shark beneath a black foot albatross fledgling on the water, and red footed boobie (bird).
The mat is the decorative border on the outside of the actual print. Matted prints are measured by outside matte dimensions available in 8"x10", 11"x14", and 16"x20" - fitting standard sized frames.
Full-size prints extend to the full dimensions of 8”x10”, 11x14” or 16”x20” (or equivalent square inches in the case of narrow artwork). There is no mat border, so the picture itself is larger than a matted print.
Matted and Full-Size prints come in clear protective sleeves with foam core backings.
Giclée, pronounced zhee-klay, is a French word meaning “fine spray”. Giclée are the finest quality reproductions printed on canvas then varnished with a durable protective coating. They can be stretched and framed like an original painting, and need no glass covering. Mine are sent rolled and ready for framing.
You may inquire about gallery wrap giclée, which add an extra 1-5/8" all around with the image mirrored edge. Gallery wrap giclée cost 20% more than standard giclée, and can be stretched at a frame shop near you as a contemporary option to framing.
International orders will have added postage that will be reported to buyers for approval. International shipping is typically two to three times normal shipping.
Original SOLD 8x10 $29.95 11x14 $44.95 16x20 $94.95 Giclée 9x12 $97 Giclée 13x17 $250 Giclée 20x26** $675 Giclée 24x32** $895
**indicates item a part of a Limited Edition