Very excited to be heading off to the GWCT Scone Game Fair on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of July 2016. This year I am sharing a stand with the incredibly talented Liz Phillips who makes the most amazing feather creations! - Come and see us in Stag row - stand 13. I have produced a whole lot of brand new work at a slightly smaller scale than last year's 5ft stags!
This is the drawing commissioned by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust for the 2015 Game Fair programme at Scone, Perth. It has been used on the programme which means that everyone who buys one will have a little image of their own! The ORIGINAL measures 31" x 27.5" in its frame and is a chalk pastel and pencil drawing. Although the displaying season is mostly over - cock pheasants can still be seen in the fields squaring up to each other - hence the title "Boys will be Boys". I have decided to approach the sale of this original a little unconventionally. It is available by online AUCTION from now until Sunday 5th July 2015 at 9pm. The winner must be able to arrange collection from me in Aberdeenshire as due to the glass it cannot be posted.
There is a limited edition of 150 A3 signed prints at £100 each + £10 p&p and I also have unlimited A4 signed prints at ££15 + £5 p&p.
Bids can made online only by going to Mel Shand Artist facebook page.
Make a bid on the relevant post.
While you are there - make sure and "like" my page.
The auction ENDs at 9pm Sunday 5th July.
IF the picture makes its reserve I will make a further donation to the GCWT.
Simple enough I hope!
And of course if you are at the Game Fair come along and see me in the Artists in Action tent!
My wonderful framer Rogie Riddell has finished these off a treat and now they look fit to hang on the wall!
My wonderful husband - with No Fuss at all (see what I did there?) collected them all for me today as they are too big for my car! - the packing has commenced - the house looks like a paper bomb has gone off and someones stirred it with a stick......slowly but surely everything will come together.
ARTISTS IN ACTION
A Portrait of the River Dee has arrived!
Meaning literally "Here's to your good health Salmon! -This signed, numbered and limited (to 200) edition print was inspired by the amazing return journey of the Atlantic salmon to its spawning grounds along the River Dee and is available directly from the site for £150 framed/£100 unframed plus p&p.