DISNEY LIMITED EDITION: MERLIN'S DOMAIN
MEDIUM: Hand Embellished Giclée on Canvas
SIZE: 32" x 24"
EDITION SIZE: 195
ARTIST: Jared Franco
ABOUT THE IMAGE: Merlin the wizard holding his wane as he stands in front of King Arthur's famous sword, Excalibur. Artwork inspired by Walt Disney 1963 animated feature film, "The Sword in the Stone."
ABOUT THE MEDIUM: Limited edition prints are reproductions of an original piece of art work. The giclée prints on canvas are museum quality prints that last the upwards of 100 years. Giclée printing is a process that uses fade-resistant, archival inks and archival substrates to print on large format printers. The run of prints are capped at a specific number. Limited edition prints can be more valuable to art collectors than prints without a restricted number of copies because of the rarity of the prints. Each piece is hand-numbered and embellished by the artist. Each piece also includes a Certificate of Authenticity.
ABOUT THE ARTIST: Jared Franco is an exclusively self-taught artist, who began drawing at the age of three. He has known ever since, that being an artist is the only creative outlet in life he desires. His grandfather created impeccable paintings of British and French history; this is unquestionably where Franco inherited his passion to paint. Initially, Franco favored drawing, he pulled inspiration from beloved painters such as Salvador Dali, Michelangelo, and da Vinci. as he formed a passion for surrealism.
His artistic passion was put on a brief hold while he served in the US Army from 2006-to 2010. Upon returning from his deployment in Iraq, he picked up his paintbrush, springing him forward onto his journey of becoming a fine artist. His artistic efforts focused on the fantasy genre, and of course, his long-time childhood love of Disney characters and storytelling.
He dreamed of one day becoming a Disney artist and making that his greatest life goal. Now, a reality, he’s determined to create the most beautiful, classic Disney art, yet with a flare, which makes them only recognizable as a Jared Franco piece.