Popularly known as the Canada thistle, this invasive thistle is not native to Canada, but actually native throughout Europe and Northern Asia. It was likely one of the first weeds introduced by North American settlers in the 1600s as a contaminant in seeds. It grows in circular patches by spreading vegetatively through roots and once established, it spreads quickly replacing native plants.
It's interesting to learn about a new country through its most common flora and fauna. When you dig deeper you understand the phenomenon of migration. Every weed, every blade of grass on your sidewalk has a story.
Prints are available in two sizes
Standard 12"x16" ($100)
Popular 16"x20" ($200)
Framed available in two sizes
Standard 12"x16" ($350) (fits 8"x12")
Popular 16"x20" ($380) (fits 12"x16")
Printed on Hahnemüle Photo Rag (308 gsm)
Frame & Mount: Classic frame (Natural/white) with Tru View Museum Glass, 2.0 mm White mount.
10% of each print sale will be donated by the artist to rescue dogs in the Middle East.
Thistle | Watercolour | B'lu
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All prints are sturdily packaged.
Unframed fine art prints are hand rolled in protective tissue paper and then shipped in extra thick cardboard tubes (except for A4 or smaller sizes with delivery addresses in UK or mainland Europe, then they are shipped in thick cardboard envelopes).
All framed works are wrapped in a protective sleeve come with individual plastic/cardboard guards on the corners. Additional cardboard is secured over the print surface to minimise the risk of breakages or transit damage. We use heavy duty cardboard boxes to ship our prints.
The packaging ensures that damages are extremely rare. If the product is damaged on delivery contact us immediately. Problems that occur because of our error will be handled at our expense without any fuss.
Working with images drawn from nostalgia and travel, B'lu participates in promoting the beauty of our planet, by softly nudging the significance of human history and reintegrates these symbolically into her love for nature.
"We, as mankind, share a common reality and it is not always in plain sight. Art helps define who we are and this practice keeps us closer to the path of what we can become. I paint to tell myself and the world, how delighted I am to be able to live and make these paintings, simply because I can - It is my voice, loud and just as clear as my love and hope... for humanity and my planet."