‘G is for Giraffe’ 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. ‘G is for Giraffe’ shows a tall giraffe in profile, standing to the left of the print. The animal’s patterned pelt has been beautifully rendered in an intricate design of deep maroon and white. The rest of the print is made up of a woven green background, creating the effect of verdant trees and grassy plane. The square print is framed by a triangular stitch pattern with the words ‘G is for Giraffe’, in black sans serif font, skimming the bottom of the image. Halifax has used a blend of textile and illustrative techniques, that work to impressive effect, creating a beautiful and unique aesthetic.