Jac Fink Original Studio Series: On the Ropes
The Studio Studies Series is my latest collection of ready made original textile artworks made from hand knitted and felted luxury coloured merino wools from Australia and New Zealand, including the very last bumps of my bespoke large scale knitting yarn K1S1. As a result, many of these piece will be unrepeatable.
On the Ropes is one such piece as it is made with K1S1 in natural merino white as its base.
The Studio Studies are experimental works and their purchase price is reflective of that. Each piece has been created purely to test a new technique, tension or concept. That the end result be aesthetically pleasing and well resolved was important to my process but it was not my sole aim. It is not unusual for me to undo a completed work many times if I am not happy with the result. However, for this collection, I made a promise to myself that I would let the materials govern my learning and dictate the end result.
Each piece in the Studio Studies Series is of my original design and concept. A Jac Fink Original is unique in its expression with my hallmark combination of scale and intricacy and textures with mesmerising repetition.
There is nothing "off the shelf" about a Jac Fink Original. The finished materials, textures and patterns found in each piece are not sourced: they are handmade by Jacqui using high quality wools and techniques honed over ten years of a dedicated creative practice.
Due to the special qualities of felted merino wool, maintenance of your Jac Fink Original is minimal and straight forward.
Please read the full listing for guidance with regards to installation and the specific weight of your Jac Fink Original. The purchase price of your Jac Fink Original includes custom made powder coated brackets to allow for the hanging of your piece.
My Christmas Gift to You
Your beautiful piece comes beautifully wrapped in a linen cloth that can be used as a tablecloth. As scents are central to my wellbeing, I am also including in your package a 60g Christmas Candle from Glasshouse and and the most divine gardenia scented soap. I hope these items give you as much joy as they do me.
Merry Christmas // Happy Holidays xoxox
If you would like to commission a Jac Fink Original similar to this but in dimensions to suit your space, please email Jacqui Fink for more information.
100% felted high quality merino wool
Dimensions are an approximate.
80cm wide x 250cm high at its longest point
The artwork weighs approximately 4kgs
Your Jac Fink Original is low in maintenance due to the robust nature of the felted woollen top.
Pure wool is a naturally fire retardant material.
If required, spot clean any affected area by simply applying a small amount of wool wash on a smooth damp cloth and dab affected area until clean. Avoid rubbing the area as friction may cause pilling. Pat the area dry.
For any accidental liquid spills, such as red wine or coffee, the quick and generous application of soda water is effective. Use a smooth cloth to pat dry.
Light soiling can be removed by gently and lightly scratching the area with your fingernail.
Gently brush vacuum the artwork if required to prevent the build up of dust and dirt as both may, if not managed, discolour the wool overtime. The frequency of brush vacuuming will ultimately be governed by the environment in which the artwork is hung.
The Artwork can be hung from the ceiling or attached to a wall, subject to the load bearing capability of either area being appropriate.
Please check the load bearing capacity of the relevant area before hanging the Artwork. Installation, and the safety of it, is the responsibility of the customer.
Your Jac Fink Original is three dimensional and highly textural in design. As such, I recommend that the Artwork be hung in a manner which allows it to hang away from the wall, as opposed to it resting flush against the wall. This will give the Artwork sufficient space to fall and rest naturally.
Custom made powder coated brackets will be supplied free of charge to assist with the hanging of your Artwork.