Traditional Sheep Shearers
Tom Arne Hanslien
printed on Giclée Hahnemühle Pearl
These sheep shearers belong to some shepherds that were camped out in the hills close to the village of Meșendorf in Transylvania.
In the early summer of 2015 I had the pleasure of travelling to Romania for a cycling trip. I was travelling with the Global Heritage Fund (GHF) and the trip was organised by The Slow Cyclist. With a mixture of cycling, walking and some driving we spent five days admiring the wonderful landscape and villages and enjoying the hospitality of the locals.
The GHF helps funding restoration work to preserve the vernacular architecture of the Saxon Villages, using traditional building techniques.
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Beautifully Giclée printed on Hahnemuhle Pearl paper - a slightly textured 285 gsm. semi-gloss paper which holds more detail with punchier colours than a matt paper, whilst maintaining a illustrative/ painted feel.
Technology: Epson UltraChrome HDR Wide Gamut Inks with archival life expectancy: 40 years daylight, 200 years in dark.
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