Art inspired by the Renaissance, Celtic knots, fantasy art, and storybooks. I create traditional paintings, digital art and photograph knights, fair maidens, fairies, bagpipers, flowers and a few meadows too.
A Pawn Escapes limited edition poster by Lise Winne. Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
Please note: the watermark in the lower right hand corner does not appear on actual prints.... more
Please note: the watermark in the lower right hand corner does not appear on actual prints.
Also note: this is a limited edition of 288 prints. I will be honoring the limited edition even with a digital signature. If you would like a certificate of authenticity (which has my hand-printed signature) with the number of the edition, I can send this to you free of charge. Just contact me. Pricing is a little higher to reflect the limited edition. Note: the limited edition only has to do with prints.
"A Pawn Escapes" is part of a series having to do with chess (and hierarchy). The pawn in this case is a pampered unicorn with an elaborate copper collar and a red mantle, and he most likely belongs to a King or Queen. He is escaping. "Pawn" also refers to being or feeling used.
Since the unicorn has just "fled the coop", we don't know the outcome. We only know that he has the desire to escape. What he escapes is a lush garden (plenty of food), but the promise of more...
About Lise Winne
I have a bachelor's degree in Studio Art and a masters degree in Art Education. I used to be an art teacher and taught grades K - 12.
In order to teach art in the public schools, I needed to learn a lot of mediums. I have carried this into my art studio as well, painting in one area of the studio and making altered digital photographs in another part of the studio.
My primary mediums are painting, drawing, digital art, illustrations, cartoons, hand thrown pottery and relief sculpture. If you see pottery in my photographic work, it is my own hand-thrown piece.
I have shown my work in galleries and through juried shows at art centers and museums. Some notables include The Delaware Art Museum, Haverford Center of the Arts,...