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« on: December 23, 2008 12:29:32 PM »



I've been a long-time lurker, but this is the first project I've posted!

This is a card that I made for my brother-in-law. He is obsessed with clam dip and makes a big vat of it at every family gathering. To honor him (and his beautiful bald head), I immortalized the "Birth of Clam Dip" in this card-- modeled after the famous "Birth of Venus" painting.
I used my trusty waterproof black pen and watercolors.
Notice that my brother-in-law is holding a bowl of clam dip in one hand, and a bag of Ruffles in the other... as everyone knows, Ruffles are the preferred chip for eating clam dip.

Here's the original inspiration below:


UPDATE- Here is the Clam Dip Man himself! He is sporting a very fancy mustache in this picture!
« Last Edit: December 31, 2008 02:11:54 PM by freshdaily - Reason: Updated with Clam Dip Man Himself! » THIS ROCKS   Logged
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« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2008 12:35:27 PM »

I love it!!!  It so rocks...........
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« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2008 12:40:22 PM »

I love love love this. Too funny!
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« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2008 01:19:37 PM »

Love it! That's hilarious
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« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2008 01:56:28 PM »

That's a riot!  It's immediately obvious that you're referencing Birth of Venus.  You started off with a bang, lady!
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« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2008 01:58:49 PM »

Wow! I'm so glad you think it's funny! I really appreciate the comments. I can't wait to see my brother-in-law's face when he sees it.
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« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2008 02:11:37 PM »

Hahaha, this is awesome.  Smiley  I love that you even added armpit hair!
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« Reply #7 on: December 23, 2008 02:24:31 PM »

hahahahahaha!  this is great!   Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: December 23, 2008 03:35:17 PM »

I'm flattered the JeniCat noticed the armpit hair! The entire drawing is about 3.5"x5", so the armpit hairs were very hard to make that tiny.  Smiley
I feel inspired to make more cards with friends and family members in famous paintings. Maybe an "American Gothic" next...
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« Reply #9 on: December 23, 2008 04:08:25 PM »

This made me laugh so hard (in a good way!)! It's fantastic!
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