Free as a Bird - Limited Edition Art Print
Free as a Bird - Limited Edition Art Print
Free as a Bird - Limited Edition Art Print
Free as a Bird - Limited Edition Art Print

The Nonsense Maker

Free as a Bird - Limited Edition Art Print

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Free as a Bird - Limited Edition Art Print


The Nonsense Maker

Pickup available, usually ready in 24 hours

420 Victoria Street
Brunswick VIC 3056


“Wings beating rapidly, they fluttered free and happy inside their cage. Oblivious but content, unconscious but comfortable, they were effortlessly carried towards their destination.” -NM

Limited Edition. One of only 50

Hand illustrated limited edition A3 art print designed and printed in Melbourne.
Signed and dated by artist Emily May.

  • Bring your space to life with this whimsical artist designed illustration.

  • Printed with rich vibrant inks on bespoke cotton paper to look wonderful on your walls.

  • Beautifully packaged with a vintage book inspired backing board making a playful unique gift without needing a frame.

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This whimsical limited edition wall art print titled ‘Free as a Bird’ is a limited edition print which has been hand illustrated using fine liner pens, digitally coloured, and printed in Melbourne by The Nonsense Maker. '
The highly detailed drawing contains three swallows flying through the sky. The swallows are made up of cages and inside the cages there are smaller swallows flying in and out of the cages. The piece represents the often conflicting nature of the ideal of freedom, where someones idea of freedom is someone else's cage.

The Nonsense Maker’s ‘Free as a Bird’ limited edition art print is hand made in Melbourne using all Australian suppliers. Beginning with a pencil sketch before moving to pen, a method called crosshatching is used to create the depth and the tone you see in the final design. This fine line art is then scanned into a computer and coloured digitally. All our art prints are printed on the highest quality paper with fade-resistant pigment ink, giving them the same life span as a painting.

Take a look at our original artwork page to see how The Nonsense Maker’s Melbourne art prints look before they are coloured!

Wall art prints are an expression of yourself and are the perfect way to make a space uniquely your own. Framed art is about finding the right balance of size, colour and composition, and it can be tricky. If you are feeling a little lost on how to frame art prints, check out our blog page for our best tips for decorating with wall art.

The Nonsense Maker’s Australian art prints are imagined from a fun and whimsical world where dreaming meets reality. Sometimes silly and sometimes sad, inspired by etching techniques used by old time illustrators. While the handmade greeting cards have much less detail, our animal art prints can take up to 60 hours to create. Each of The Nonsense Maker’s animal art prints come packaged with a vintage book inspired backing board, and a short story of the inspiration behind the piece.

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