Style1½ inches thick (3.75 cm) Product Details Artist grade canvas, archival inks, wooden stretcher bars, and UVB protective coating
AvailablityUsually ships within five business days. ArtistDon Schwartz Platinum Member CollectionWhimsical
Description The spiral perfection of a spider's web catches raindrops during an afternoon rain in Portland, Oregon.From Wikipedia Online Encyclopedia:A spider web, spiderweb, spider's web, or cobweb (from the obsolete word coppe, meaning 'spider') is a device created by a spider out of proteinaceous spider silk extruded from its spinnerets.Spider webs have existed for at least 100 million years, as witnessed in a rare find of Early Cretaceous amber from Sussex, southern England. Insects can get trapped in spider webs, providing nutrition to the spider; however, not all spiders build webs to catch prey, and some do not build webs at all. 'Spider web' is typically used to refer to a web that is apparently still in use (i.e. clean), whereas 'cobweb' refers to abandoned (i.e. dusty) webs.However, 'cobweb' is used to describe the tangled three-dimensional web of some spiders of the theridiidae family. Whilst this large family is also known as the tangle-web spiders, cobweb spiders and comb-footed spiders, they actually have a huge range of web architectures.
Don Schwartz, Portland, Oregon Member Since September 2012 Artist Statement Photography is for me a dance with nature. It is the immersion in a landscape; the sharing of a habitat with nature’s creatures. It is the sense of being lost in the moment, where the passing of time goes unnoticed. It is the serendipity of capturing a moment in time that becomes a timeless moment. The quiet places, the places of simple beauty, draw me in – from the delicate splendor of dew dancing on an iris petal to the magnificent breadth of a gray whale slicing through the water. With my camera, I am a blessed witness in a field of splendor.
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