There are distinct differences between the edition types that are available for Mark Lawrence limited edition artwork. These differences affect the collectability and appeal among Mark Lawrence collectors and fans. These colorful and vividly detailed acid-free prints are produced by hand by Mark at the time each order is received.Below is a full description of the hallmarks of each edition type:
Signed and Numbered editions are available for both archival paper and premium canvas artwork. Each Signed and Numbered edition is designated by the letters SN during the numbering process.
Archival Paper SN limited editions are hand signed and edition numbered by the artist, Mark Lawrence in pencil directly underneath the artwork along the bottom border of the paper. Mark will also frequently write in the title of the piece along the same bottom border area.
All archival paper editions include an additional two inch border or margin for matting and framing purposes. Learn more about our Archival Paper Limited Editions here.
Premium Canvas SN limited editions are signed with metallic ink by Mark on the front right corner of the canvas. Mark’s signature is approximately two inches from the bottom and side edges of the canvas to accommodate traditional gallery wrapped framing.
Canvas editions include an additional white three inch border or margin for stretching and framing purposes. To signify authenticity, Canvas SN limited editions are also signed by Mark and edition numbered with the letters S/N during the numbering process on the back side of the canvas.
Embellished Signed and Numbered limited editions are currently only offered on premium canvas artwork. Each Embellished Standard Numbered edition is designated by the letters ESN during the numbering process.
ESN editions are ultra-hand embellished by the artist, Mark Lawrence. Mark’s unique time intensive embellishing process adds brush strokes of texture and depth to the entire artwork. For this reason every ESN edition piece is a matchless work of art!
During the ultra-embellishing process Mark completely hand brushes the entire artwork using a clear and thick archival artist’s gel medium. As he repaints the canvas he follows the contour of the composition and builds rich textures reminiscent of an original oil painting.
All ESN edition pieces are signed with metallic ink by Mark on the front right corner of the canvas. Mark’s signature is approximately two inches from the bottom and side edges of the canvas to accommodate traditional gallery wrapped framing. Let us know if you would like your canvas signed in a different location to meet your specific framing needs.
You can see that a great amount of work and passion goes into each and every Mark Lawrence edition. Mark’s desire to share his love of Christ with his artwork has allowed him to be blessed as others are also blessed through wonderful inspirational images.
If you would like to join in Mark’s journey of sharing his art, feel free to browse his gallery and search for an image and a verse that inspire you!