On October 1, Robyn Blair Davidson launched a effective artwork print assortment based mostly on her greatest promoting unique sweet artwork items. It’s been a noteworthy yr, even throughout a pandemic, for the artist who went from being often called The Sweet Artist on Instagram to the Artist In Residence at New York’s well-known division retailer Bergdorf Goodman. Her artwork has additionally been featured at The Hype Home in Los Angeles, amongst many different locations.
Every of those 5 Giclèe effective artwork items are printed on archival 300 GSM textured matte paper and generously sized at 30 inches broad by 42 inches tall framed. The prints are offered framed in a alternative of black or white satin hardwood. Unframed prints may be bought as effectively. “Prints are the proper entry-point into the effective artwork world, and I wished to launch a group that was top quality,” Davidson tells me. “I hand-selected each element to make sure that the paper, printing, and framing are all the highest caliber.”
The prints are simply as candy as Davidson’s originals however maintain a deeper which means throughout these difficult occasions. The artist stayed along with her household for a lot of the shutdown and that have was the inventive push behind this assortment. “It’s been tremendous nostalgic and introduced again a number of childhood reminiscences. It’s additionally been surprisingly useful to take a step again and decelerate my typical quick tempo.”
Davison chosen these 5 particular items to assist convey positivity, brightness, and just a little levity into the collector’s house. “It’s extra vital now than ever to encompass your self with visuals that encourage you and make you smile,” she says. “These statements and sweet decisions are meant to remind the viewer of nostalgic blissful occasions and to encourage them to look to the long run with that very same constructive vitality. This print collection is a celebration of enjoyable, sweetness, and colour.”
In pastel ombre lettering, Assume Blissful Ideas options photos of traditional twisted lollypops created to invoke a way of childhood nostalgia.
Barely less complicated in phrases however extra complicated in design, Happiness, which is written in a shiny rainbow ombre font has green-bordered blue and purple packages of Enjoyable Dip sweet.
Probably the most whimsical of all of the designs, Hey Sweets, options scorching pink packages of Hubba Bubba and ombre pink writing.
The message of Life Is Candy with its pastel blue hues and pictures of Candy Tarts is a reminder from the artist to follow gratitude even throughout difficult seasons. The white lettering boldly stands out.
Chin Up is a nod to the mechanics of Pez dispensers with shiny coloured photos of each the dispensers and the sweet itself. Davidson explains that this a reminder to remain constructive proper now.
A Candy Value
There’s no denying that the pandemic has had a significant influence on the economic system. So, it was vital for Davidson to maintain her model accessible. Throughout this era, she launched jigsaw puzzles, that are $48. She additionally sells baseball caps, cellphone instances, sweet dishes, and stationary. However her unique items, all of that are handmade, at the moment begin at $3,000. At $800 unframed, the prints are a much more accessible worth level for effective artwork. “I get requests on a regular basis from first-time collectors who aren’t fairly able to buy an unique customized piece, however nonetheless need lovely and well-made paintings hanging of their area,” she tells me.
However first-time patrons haven’t been the one prospects asking for a print assortment. “I additionally get requests from collectors who already personal an unique piece, and are searching for one other enjoyable strategy to incorporate my paintings into their house or workplace area.”
However, Davidson notes that the enchantment of prints is not restricted to their pricing. “One other ingredient I like about effective artwork prints is their flexibility. Not like my unique paintings that’s usually commissioned for a particular area in a consumer’s house, these prints are transitional and match seamlessly in quite a lot of settings.”
Actually, it was one other artist’s print that was the inspiration for this assortment. “The primary piece of paintings I ever bought that impressed me to create this assortment. For years I’ve had a Deborah Kass effective artwork print hanging in my residence, and it has introduced a lot pleasure and colour to my area, particularly over this previous yr.”
The Influencer Impact
Davidson’s unique works have been common with inside designers, celebrities, and influencers alike. Arielle Charnas (One thing Navy), Sarah Michelle Gellar, Neil Patrick Harris, and Addison Rae all have items from the artist.
Geller, who was extremely blissful along with her piece, explains the enchantment in a sweetly succinct approach telling me, “I fell in love with by robynblair’s paintings this yr, and it’s the proper reward to present anybody in your life, particularly anybody with a candy tooth. Her designs actually add that nice pop of colour and pleasure to my house, and I can’t wait to reward extra of her items to my associates.”