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« on: September 29, 2004 07:41:02 AM »

a supernice gal in maryland recently commissioned a painting from me. the deal basically went down like this: she gave me money and turned me loose. and here's what i came up with for her:

http://www.ilikeapplejuice.com/paintings/westtexas1.jpg

uuuug. if i didn't have a girlfriend, i'd totally hook up with spray paint.

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« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2004 07:59:15 AM »

Looks Good. Long time, No Hear,Type. etc.
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« Reply #2 on: September 29, 2004 11:22:03 AM »

i love it. if you don't mind me asking, how much was the comission? curious because i might want you to do something for me as well. Great Job!
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« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2004 12:01:48 PM »

that particular commission was $100. the painting is 16"x20" and i also included a few comic books. i can go smaller (and therefore cheaper), too. or BIGGER!  yeah! YEAH!

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« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2004 09:55:22 AM »

i don't know if it's just me, but your link doesn't work for me. tears! it keeps "timing out."
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« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2004 09:24:38 AM »

yeah, my website is down because of server-switching and other stuff. rest assured, the painting was OUTSTANDING!

haha. anyway, it'll be back up soon.
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« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2004 08:22:06 PM »

heheh i feel quite confident in your claims! i'll be eagerly awaiting the return!
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« Reply #7 on: October 21, 2004 11:42:19 AM »



there! it's back!

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« Reply #8 on: October 21, 2004 06:10:15 PM »

Funny, that's what they say about Nebraska, too.  And just to prove a point, it was 55 degrees and rainy today and tomorrow it's supposed to be sunny and 80.
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« Reply #9 on: October 21, 2004 06:59:56 PM »

They say that about North Carolina too. They say "You know you're in North Carolina when you run the heat on the way to work and the a/c on the way home."
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« Reply #10 on: October 21, 2004 11:14:28 PM »

yeah, my website is down because of server-switching and other stuff. rest assured, the painting was OUTSTANDING!

How is it you can say this, and I don't even flinch at the complete lack of expected artist's modesty?  Super charming painting.  I found your website forever ago and liked it, then lost it so I'm really glad you posted.  The Needies need to come play in Iowa.  We love anti-folk  Wink
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« Reply #11 on: October 22, 2004 07:10:51 AM »

i have a sort of anti-modesty because i feel like a total chode sometimes about my stuff. my girlfriend is an AMAZING artist and sells her paintings for like, you know, upwards of a couple grand. and i'm like, "weeeee, baby, i sold a painting today. 60 bucks!!!" sigh...
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« Reply #12 on: October 23, 2004 12:05:33 AM »

Yeah, but friendly anti-modesty is what makes it special.  I've worked really hard to be able to say good things about my own work, mostly because in art school there were so many people who said good things about their work in a not friendly way.  I'm always nervous about sounding like they did.  (I seriously knew a guy who was copying da Vinci paintings so he could do them the 'right way'.  Come up with your own ideas if you're such a genius.)  Three cheers for your girlfriend, but three cheers for you, too.  Selling art is one on the hardest things I've ever done. 
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