An alternate version of the promotional piece done for Dexter Palmer’s brilliant and fantastic novel: “The Dream of Perpetual Motion”, published by Macmillan/St. Martin’s Press.
( http://us.macmillan.com/thedreamofperpetualmotion )
This is the scene as I first imagined it, not the actual piece for Macmillan’s site.
In the novel, the main character is rather un-phased by his flight; This one however is a more dramatic piece, and is as I would imagine the reactions of the *other* children. I also used the demon with the scarier first-draft visage I imagined (in the book, the mechanical demons aren’t meant to be all that frightening).
There are 25 limited edition giclees available, printed in high quality 200-year archival pigment inks upon fine high white-point fine art rag paper for the best and most vivid representation of this piece. The printed area is 11.75 x 11.75 inches, and the extended white border extends it to just over 13 x 13 inches.
They are, of course, signed, dated, and numbered in the margin in pencil by me.
They can be purchased here: In the Store
They are *also* available as are open edition prints, printed in high quality 200-year archival pigment inks upon fine heavyweight metallic professional paper for a beautiful and lustrous representation of this piece. The prints are also coated with a UV resistant, moisture resistant, scratch and fingerprint resistant protective luster coating.
The printed area of the metallics is 10.75 x 10.75 inches, and the extended white border extends it to just 12 x 12 inches. They can be purchased here: In the Store
Thumbs of the other three images from this series are below, which can be viewed on the book page for “The Dream of Perpetual Motion”. For the triptych, you’ll need to right click:view image (it is a bit scrunched on that page). I’ll add these others to the site gradually over the next month – I am refining each of them to be printed well at full-size – here or there as I have time.
There, you can also view the image of the above scene as it was intended to be, with Harold as the main focus, mildly amused and otherwise un-phased by his flight.