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70s Pop - A3 unique plot, open edition
70s Pop - A3 unique plot, open edition
70s Pop - A3 unique plot, open edition
70s Pop - A3 unique plot, open edition
70s Pop - A3 unique plot, open edition
70s Pop - A3 unique plot, open edition
70s Pop - A3 unique plot, open edition
70s Pop - A3 unique plot, open edition

70s Pop - A3 unique plot, open edition

£85.00 GBP

  • Another 70s Pop "clouds" plot. There's a little bit going on here...

    This plot is made up of two "tiles" the straight lines, and the corner-curves. The corner curves will always have a quarter circle, overlapping another quarter-circle in opposite corners. Traditionally you'd randomly pick one tile or another, then (randomly) rotate it, and slowly build up a pattern.

    However, what's going on here is the chance to pick one tile or another is controlled. In some plots, it's based on how far down the page, so it slowly changes from mainly straight tiles to curved tiles. The previous black on white plot was based on how far the tile was from the middle of the plot.

    In this instance, the chance is controlled by Perlin noise. You can see in the top right corner we have mainly curves, while down in the bottom left quarter there's a lot of straight lines goes on. I think this makes for more interesting plots because there are shapes and forms your eyes and brain can latch onto, rather than being evenly random over the whole page.

    It also makes already unique plots even more unique (I know that's not really a thing), because not only does each one have a random pattern, but it has a random "signature".

    • 📆 12th November 2020
    • 🏆 Random open edition
    • ⏳ 1h 26s
    • 📏 57m
    • 🖋 Staedtler pigment liner 0.8mm
    • 🎨 Staedtler pigment Black
    • 📄 A3 Bockingford watercolour 300gsm cold pressed⁣⁣ - 29.7 × 42.0cm, 11.7 × 16.5in
    • 🤖 AxiDraw V3/A3 pen plotter
    • 💻 Javascript SVG @revdancatt
    • 👨‍🎨 Original © Daniel Catt 2020
    • Reference: 35-BL-A3-02

    Signed and dated on the back, shipped flat without the frame.

    Special Instructions

    The ink used in this work is archival-ink, light-fast and fade-resistant, the paper is acid-free and also fade-resistant. That said, it's still probably wise to frame it and hang it somewhere out of direct sunlight.

  • Pen plots are unlike traditional prints; each one is subtly different due to the interaction between the pens used, ink and paper.

    To further complicate/improve things, with traditional printing "Limited Editions" are identical prints, designed to be as close to the original as possible. However, with generative art, each plot is unique due to randomness in the algorithm.

    "Open Edition/Series" means there is no limit to the number that will be produced, but each one will still be unique and different.

    "Limited Edition" refers to a limited number of plots within a series and/or colourways and size, and again each one will be different.

    "Static" is used when each plot in a series will be the same without any randomness, this is normally found in the "Sacred Geometry", but I haven't posted any yet.

  • Orders shipped to the UK are sent using Royal Mail Tracked 24, £4/€4.5/$5*.

    Worldwide orders use Royal Mail International Tracked, with signature where possible (not all countries support signatures), £14/15.5/$18*

    Shipping on orders over £100/€111/$130* are free.

    Prints, as opposed to plots, are sent separately by The Print Space, which charge a flat rate of £7/€7.75/$9 to deliver outside of the UK.

    If you buy a combination of plots and prints, Shopify will somehow work out a shipping figure based on goodness-knows-what mystical calculations, your guess is as good as mine.

    *Approximate conversion rate. 

  • All plots are send flat without frames, in a protective sleeve, sandwiched between two sturdy sheets of card, like, super sturdy.

    A3 plots are sent in Jiffy Eco Green padded envelopes.

    A4 and smaller are send in board backed C4 and C5 shipping envelopes.

    We ❤️  post 💌

    Returns & Damage

    Sometimes, rarely, there's a chance the postal service will chew up and mangle your plot 😱  If this happens please send me a photo and we'll figure out a refund (less the shipping) or a replacement.

    Please note: As each pen plot is unique (unless otherwise stated) the replacement will be the "same" but in its own slightly different way.

    If you're unhappy with your plot and we can't work something out, then please destroy it in the most entertaining and interesting way possible within 14 days, send me photo proof, and I'll refund the cost excluding shipping.