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A year long painting project, that is about you! Paintings that are a conversation, a rumination, and an exploration into your mind.
A year long painting project, that is about you! Paintings that are a conversation, a rumination, and an exploration into your mind.
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For You and Yours, is a year long painting project, that is about you! Paintings that are a conversation, a rumination, and an exploration into your mind.  Painting has the great ability to express human truths- dreams, desires, love, imperfection, hope and so much more.

You can take part in this project, by choosing a reward level/painting colaboration to the right of the screen. Find one that excites you and get your brain imagining. It is important to me that painting be accessible. I hope to do this in two ways. First, by making you a part of the process of creation. Second, by making artwork that is affordable! (no copies of any kind will be used in the making of this work)

Rauschenberg once said that a word inspires an image and an image a word. For this painting project, it is my hope to use your words to inspire ideas and images, and paintings. To make this a real conversation, different from a commission, I ask that you only provide me with words

The Rewards go far beyond the monetary. You get an artwork inspired by your thoughts and I get your inspiration. This is an experiment in art as conversation!

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    Love Note:
    A handmade postcard sent to any person of your choosing. Your postcard will be a message mailed! You tell me a thought, I will make a 3x5 piece of art inspired by your words,and mail it on it's way. I will send you a digital picture of the completed artwork. Anonymous postcards available. Please add $5 for international deliveries.

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    A Want: What is something that you want? A princess ballerina? A shinny new car? A college degree? You tell me and I will do my best to make it for you. A small artwork (this could be a drawing a painting or a collage, inspired by your words) just for you! Please add $10 for international deliveries.

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    A Dream: I love to paint my dreams, those fleeting powerful hidden and personal experiences. Tell me one of yours and you will be able to keep it forever. A small artwork (this could be a drawing a painting or a collage, inspired by your words) Please add $10 for international deliveries.

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    Mother's Day Special: Your mom is special so send her flowers that she can look at all year! As a special new reward, I will overnight mail a painting with drawing on paper of Brooklyn Flowers to your mom on May 9th! ( I realize this is a bit off project, but instead of sharing ideas, we can share our love) Aprox 9" x 6"

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    A Secret: Paintings are so intimates and personal, lets use them for this! Tell me your secret story, love, hope, etc. . . . . .and I will make a private painting for you. A small oil painting on panel, that is inspired by your most private thoughts.Please add $10 for international deliveries.

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    A Memory: Paintings can capture, better than anything else, what no longer exists. Tell me a valuable memory, or one passed down through generations.Send me a sentence or a paragraph or a book and I will create a painting inspired by your words. Painting sizes will vary- larger than 16 X18", smaller than 20 X24". Please add $20 for international deliveries.

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