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Not for Sale

My wrist is getting better, and I am savoring (More like salivating over) the prospect doing artwork again.  Yes, in a little more than a week, my cast will be off. A little physical therapy, and I’ll be good to go.

After that announcement, I want to know…are you tired of blogs (including mine), trying to sell you something?  Well, I’m going to put a reverse on that, and show you what you can’t have at any price.

 

 

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This is my cat, Pumpkin.  Not for sale, because, damn, it’s Pumpkin!

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I gave this to a friend.

 

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This one, because I’ll be damned if I know where it is.

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This was given to a different friend as a house warming gift. Boy, did my bf get pissed I did that. But, he never told me he liked it!

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I bartered this one for energy healing sessions.  BF was pissed about that, too. In all seriousness, if I had known it was so special to him, I would have bartered something else.

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I finally learned my lesson.  BF loves it. Not for sale

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This one I bartered for an art show in a coffeehouse in Manhattan. Yes, exhibit space is so competitive, you have to give some kind of exchange for even a coffeehouse show.

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SOLD!

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This one I lost by default, because I left it at a gallery too long after the show was over. we didn’t have a car back then. i always meant to make arrangements to pick it up, but time went by faster than I realized.

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One of  my favorites. Given to a friend. I do have reproductions of it.  No reproductions of my friend. She’s one of a kind.

 

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Given to a charity.

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Given to charity.

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Given to charity

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SOLD!

 

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Sold!

 

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Of course my favorite, and my logo.  And damn! She was my cat Hannako!

 

There’s more, but that’s it for now. My finger is tired. When the cast comes off, I’ll be able to type normally, again. I’m thankful for that.

 

 

When in Doubt….

Draw a cat!  Cats are fun to draw, and certainly people pleasing art.  It’s a win/win!

However, why not dogs?

When I was working in the LaGuardia Airport branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Gift Shop, we had a display of cat items.  Notepads, notecard, notebooks, everything of note.  A customer came in, said she hated cats, why not a set of dog items.  We didn’t have a set of dog items.

This past Christmas, I was selling pajamas with a golden retriever in the pattern.  A woman looked at them, and said no, she had a dachshund.  As if the dachshund would get jealous!

For most cat lovers, a cat is a cat is a cat. But dog lovers are loyal to breeds, I think.  Unless someone wants to do pictures of all the various breeds of dogs, well, the market for dog items is qualified by the customer’s preference.

So, here’s a sketch of “String Theory, According to Cats”.

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