'Blue Moon | Limited Edition' by Sam Poots at Quirky Fox

Blue Moon | Limited Edition

Sam Poots

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We've all heard the term 'once in a blue moon' but did you know there are several meanings to the term 'blue moon'?

Whether it's two full moons in a calendar month, the third full moon in an astronomical season or as some suggest the colour of the moon on certain nights, Sam Poot's has made her own limited edition 'Blue Moon.

Printed on acid-free, 310gsm paper using archival inks, the work has been signed, titled, and numbered by the artist. 

Edition Size: 5

Year: 2021

Image Dimensions: 148mm (w) x 148mm (h)

Quirky Fox: Art + Framing

Sam Poots is a full-time creative and recent graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours). Her passion lies in creating works recognising the native beauty of New Zealand. Poots's art also focuses on New Zealand's native wildlife species and recognising the need for sustainability within our whole system, creating a symbiotic relationship with nature is the key to our future and the future of what is so unique to Aotearoa.

Sam uses a pointillism technique to create her intricate and highly detailed pieces. The high-quality paper is a key aspect to her work finding a paper that is sustainable, durable and clean. She using Rotring Rapidograph pens to get the finest of detail, the smallest pen nib being .10mm. She sees this as an added environmental factor as she can refill each cartridge, ultimately limiting her plastic waste from single-use pens.

Sam is a full-time environmental enthusiast and artist based in the heart of Hawke's Bay, growing up on the beautiful Mt Ruapehu, while embracing all of New Zealand's most native and magical species from the summit to sea.