9x12 original painting
but archival 8x10 prints are still available
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Note that shipping is free
if you also buy a
painting on canvas.
down to "Broken Hearts" - another
Broken Heart Pictures
This is one
of several paintings and prints in the
Broken Heart Pictures series. To me, the
grid of hearts represents a sort of story
quilt. Each heart, broken or whole,
represents an important part of the person's
story. Making the paintings, I gave some
thought to my own broken hearted times.
painting of the hearts was spontaneous. My
hope is that the story of these hearts will
resonate for you too. It seems likely that
we each have a story of our heart breaking
and healing, over and over.
Broken Heart Pictures are
ready to mat and frame:
I ship paintings on paper
unmatted and unframed to save you shipping
costs. The 9x12" paintings are a standard
size, fitting a 12x16" mat. So once framed,
the Broken Heart pictures are medium sized
Choosing a different mat
color and frame will dramatically change the
Because the 12x16" mat is a
standard size, matting and framing will be
Closeup Details from "Blue"
(For permission to use any of these images,
You can see the watercolor
and gouache effect. All the paint is
actually top quality fluid acrylic paint.
Materials used for the
original Broken Heart Pictures paintings:
I used good quality
watercolor paper blocks for the paper,
mostly Strathmore 160 lb. The paint is
Golden fluid and air brush acrylics, for a
watercolor and gouache effect with excellent
lightfastness. These paintings should last
many years with good framing and care.
This is one of my favorites. I'm saving the
original painting to use as part of a mixed
media vessel sculpture. Archival 8x10" prints
of the original painting are available,
however, for $12 plus $4 shipping.
Framed, the "Broken Hearts" painting can look
Of course, changing the mat
color makes a big difference in how the
Or like this:
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more paintings and prints in the Broken
Prints, like the paintings
on paper, are shipped unmatted and unframed.
This saves you money in
shipping. It also lets you select the mat
and frame you prefer. Since the painting and
print sizes are standard, this is easy and
These prints will last well.
I use the finest art
materials and archival techniques available
so your purchase will last for generations.
To ensure high quality, I
make these giclee prints myself with Epson
Durabrite ink on acid-free Epson matte
heavyweight paper. This combination of ink
and paper has been well tested - officially
estimated to last 72 years without
with any work of art, it's best to display
it away from direct sunlight.
Certificates of Authenticity
Each painting and print is
signed and dated. A signed Certificate of
Authenticity is also shipped with each
painting and print. This certifies that the
work was done personally by me - Catherine
Jo Morgan, the artist. Prices are left out
so you can include the COA with the artwork
if you give it as a gift.
Note cards of Broken Heart
These broken heart pictures
make beautiful note cards. I'll add note
card to the site in time for the major
holiday shopping season. Meanwhile, if you
would like to order large, beautifully
printed note cards of any of the paintings
or drawings, just
email me. I'll make arrangements with
Join my Art Collectors Club to get
previews of new paintings. I'll be painting
larger paintings as well as more in this
8x10" size. You'll get to preview paintings,
prints, and other artwork - often at a
special introductory price.
I ship promptly after payment
is received. If you pay by personal check, I
ship as soon as your check clears my bank. I
wrap and package with great care.
Multiple purchases can be shipped together
at a discount.
confirmation and insurance are included in
the shipping cost.
feel free to email me with any concerns or
questions. I like to hear from collectors.
I'm in the art business for the long term.
Your continued satisfaction and joy in my
work matters to me.
PayPal is usually quickest
and simplest for both of us. I do accept
personal checks as well. For international
orders, you may find Western Union money
orders convenient. I do need payment in US
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Monitors vary in the way they
show colors. If you find that you're not
happy with your painting when it arrives,
you can return it. Just email me to let me
know, within 14 days after you receive the
painting. As soon as the painting is
returned in good condition, your money will
be refunded less shipping costs.
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ABOUT CATHERINE JO MORGAN:
I draw, paint and make vessel
sculptures in my studio in the woods of
northeast Georgia, in the foothills of the
Smoky Mountains. I live in a rustic cabin I
built with my partner in 1982. After an
earlier career as a psychologist, I became a
fulltime artist-blacksmith in 1985. Since
1990, I've specialized in iron and mixed
media vessel sculptures. My drawings and
paintings are usually studies for these
sculptures. I draw my inspiration from walks
in the woods, especially hikes into
is in private collections across the United
States. I've participated in invitational
shows, including a show of iron bowls at
Georgia Southern University in 1996. I've
also taught blacksmithing and metal
sculpture. In 1990 I was a featured
demonstrator at the national blacksmithing
conference in Alfred, New York. My bowls are
also featured in Dona Meilach's book,
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