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16" x 16" Watercolor City Blocks Map: ORIGINAL PAINTING (Commission)


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16" x 16" Original Watercolor City Blocks Map, Custom Commission. With each block painted by hand, an original watercolor of YOUR CITY's unique Plan is just stunning on the wall of your office, business or home, or a wonderful wedding, graduation or anniversary gift to be treasured.

I love the complexity and density of cities! It's fascinating to roam with your eye over the neighborhoods, abstracted into a figure/ground, or block, plan. The way all the different grids or the sinuous streets reconcile themselves to each other and to the landscape - Ah! Each large or tiny block, watercolored by hand. Let me contemplate the complexities of your city's urban fabric... I will contact you soon after your purchase of this commission.

With this commission, you are also entitled to purchase up to ten prints of your piece at half cost! Give prints as gifts to friends and family. Keep a print for yourself if the original is a gift. Win-win.

Your Watercolor City Plan is created just for you. Please send me the name of the city and a clear idea of the area you'd like to represent - specific neighborhood(s) or sites. Generally, a 2 - 4 mile radius from center is a reasonable size for this type of map. Also, is there a special spot around which the map should center? Tell me in the FORM provided at checkout. Once we determine the boundaries of the map with your approval, I will draw the city blocks by hand. Using this drawing as an underlay, I will watercolor the blocks on thick watercolor paper to create Your Original Watercolor City Map. Thank you for your patience. We will be in touch!

I will paint Your Map in a color of your choice. Tell me what color this special place conjures for you, or choose a color from the menu.

Please allow 4 - 8 weeks to complete Your Watercolor Map.

Original Watercolor on thick 140gsm watercolor paper, signed & dated by me.

Paper size: 16" x 16"

Frame not included.

Packaged in clear sealed cello sleeve with backboard.

Ships flat, USPS Priority Insured 2-3 days within the US.

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{painting will be copyright © Kirsten Sparenborg and I may make and sell prints of this piece.}***No coupons/discounts on Custom Drawings, please. thank you!***


Thank you so much. I’m so pleased to share this love of maps and travel - from cities to wilderness - with you!

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Have a special spot? Custom work is available.


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I am happy to coordinate your framing and shipping with Simply Framed! I ship the art to them, they frame it beautifully and ship to you. Visit SimplyFramed.com and peruse the options for PRINT frames. When you purchase your Print or Artwork, write me with your frame selection. I’ll send you an image of your art in the frame and set up a RESERVE Listing for your framing. I cannot guarantee shipping deadlines for Simply Framed. Get in touch if you are interested in custom framing!

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