Monkey Skull & Leaf, 2019

THE GIFT EDIT.

Regular price £150.00

Monkey Skull & Leaf is a limited edition print by tintype artist, Tif Hunter. The print portrays the skull of a small monkey, in combination with a magnolia leaf, originally shot on tin. The inspiration behind this work was to make an image in the tradition of memento mori. By depicting an animal skull, rather than a human one, Tif reflects on what is happening to our fellow animals and plants with climate change.

Monkey Skull & Leaf is available for the first time as a limited edition C-Type print on matte Fujicolour Crystal Archive paper. It comes accompanied by a digital certificate of authenticity, signed, dated and numbered by the artist.

Monkey Skull & Leaf

C-Type Print on Matte Fujicolour Crystal Archive paper

A5 [210 x 148 mm]

Edition of 30

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WHAT EVEN IS A C-TYPE PRINT?


A digital C-type print is a photographic print made from a digital file rather than a negative. In contrast with the darkroom or analogue technique, a C-type print is developed by exposing light-sensitive material to LEDs or lasers, with the material then washed using methods similar to traditional photography. The “C” stands for chromogenic. 

At Darklight Art, we sell works by photographers and visual artists as both giclée and C-type prints. C-types are known to have much more subtlety of tone, known as continuous tone, than Giclée prints. Because of this, C-types have smoother gradients from light - dark, making them better-suited to photographic prints where there are areas of high shadow, and skin tones.

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ECO PACKAGING

We’ve worked hard to find the most environmentally friendly packaging on the market. Our print boxes and poster tubes are made from recycled cardboard and are fully recyclable. The tube ends are made from recycled plastic and are also recyclable. 

Our tissue paper is recycled, eco-friendly and vegan. It's PH neutral and approximately 35% of the electrics used to make it is produced from renewable energy.

For the final touch, our tape is paper based and water activated, so no need for any nasty adhesives or plastics. It’s made from - you guessed it - 100% recycled content and printed with soy ink.

Not a bad start. 

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