Carpe Diem - Sunrise Art Print

Carpe Diem - Sunrise Art Print

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Description

Carpe Diem - Sunrise Art Print by Mark Tisdale.

This vivid sunrise art print features the Latin phrase Carpe diem. This motivational phrase is often said to mean "Seize the day" but I recently read an article that said that's not the literal translation of the words. In Latin it means "plucking the day." As a metaphor, it probably means something akin to "gather ye rose buds while ye may." When we translate metaphors, we often give them a translation than attempts to convey the meaning. And "seize the day" is probably a lot more motivational than "plucking the day" isn't it?

The phrase Carpe diem is shown over a sunrise scene that is mean to suggest those first few moments of morning when the sun has yet to actually appear but the horizon is glowing with color. The night sky has not yet entirely retreated. If you're going to seize the day, you might as well get an early start.

Does this Carpe diem artwork inspire you to make the most of the day?

Art Prints - Product Information

When decorating your home or office, you deserve high quality decor that will last. Art prints purchased on this site are individually produced for your order. They are printed on acid-free paper using archival inks. This guarantees that your art print will last a lifetime without fading or loss of color.

All art prints feature an additional 1" white border surrounding the artwork. This added border allows for easy matting and framing.

Within 10 to 15 business days of your purchase, your art print will be shipped to you securely rolled in a durable cardboard tube.

Art Print Paper Choices

Archival Matte Paper Sample

230 gsm / 9.5 mil

Archival Matte Paper

Long-lasting heavyweight paper with a smooth matte finish. This versatile paper is designed for high contrast and crisp reproduction of photography and fine art. This paper is an acid-free archival quality choice. 

Somerset Velvet Paper Sample

255 gsm / 19 mil

Somerset Velvet Paper

Radiant white paper which offers vivid color reproduction with rich blacks and great contrast. A subtle texture adds extra warmth to fine art prints. This paper is a 100% cotton rag paper for archival longevity.


Note: Both of these paper choices will produce brilliant art prints that you will enjoy for years to come. My personal preference for my work is Somerset velvet for its thickness and texture. 

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