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Showing posts from August 18, 2008

The Print Shop is Open

The Hawthorne st. Fair was so fun! Cora and I set up our little art shop under a huge, majestic tree. Despite the heat, lots of people came by and gave us great feedback. I also sold 3 prints!
When I sell a print to someone, it's usually because they have a deep connection to the animal I've created. One woman bought a spray-paint print of a greyhound with a halo and the gold words "Lui Qui est si Doux" ("He Who is so Sweet") The dog resembled a dog she'd lost, and so the halo was especially meaningful. It's gratifying to know that these animals I draw are like friends to other people. They are definitely good friends to me. Whenever I create one it's hard to let it go.
Cora had a good time too...she participated in all of the on-going art projects on the street: the community painting, the art trading cards, making a tote bag. Peter did a totally amazing job organizing it, with help from many friends and family.
Thank you to Peter, Brian, an…