Discovery Portrait 1 > Be Yourself: Hardihood
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Titled “Be Yourself: Hardihood” is a limited edition giclee print inspired by the confidence to be yourself and not follow the crowd. Each print is hand-embellished with gold leaf, signed, stamped and numbered along with a certificate of authority.
About the printmaking:
Giclee archival paper from Epson Hot Press Bright.
The Hot Press Bright is a premium acid and lignin-free with a smooth matte finish, PH buffered 17 mils (330gsm) paper. It has an excellent color gamut and black density which gives the prints a very rich look. Using Ultrachrome Pro inks which the Wilhelm Imaging Research Institute lists as having up to 200 years print permanence for color.
Bollee Patino is a contemporary street artist with a fast-paced practice between hastily sketched motifs and a cacophonous flurry representation of abstract expressionism, street art and pop art saturated with bright, eye-popping color. His artwork contains a multi-layered chaotic metaphor of his personal life, social views while flirting with identity subjects of ego and a sense of self. He often pulls from his graffiti background with influences from the underground skate and hip-hop cultures and other forms of design to ...