‘E is for Elephant’ is a 3 colour silkscreen print by artist Clare Halifax. From a limited edition of 75. The print is signed and numbered by the artist.
Clare Halifax is an artist who understands the beauty of print making. Using highly skilled processes, with an impressive talent for illustration, Halifax creates prints of rich and meticulous detail, with design, pattern and colour playing crucial roles in the overall style. Halifax has produced a series of a-z animal prints, using textiles to create a picture book aesthetic. With an impressive eye for colour and composition, the animal series merges art and design, incorporating typography, texture and graphics to stunning effect. ‘E is for Elephant’ shows a large, grey elephant, centred in the print and looking out towards the viewer. Set in a jungle vista, the elephant is surrounded by green ferns and foliage, shading into black. The square print is framed by a triangular black and white stitch pattern with the words ‘E is for Elephant’, in black sans serif font, skimming the top of the image. Halifax has used a blend of textile and illustrative techniques, that work to impressive effect, creating a beautiful and unique aesthetic.