frame your memories + a reader discount.

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one of my favorite ways to unwind and revive my creativity is to take a road trip. just get in the car, put the top down and see where the day takes me. sometimes it’s a small town up north, hunting for yard sales, or a local flea market; but it usually involves some kind of vintage treasure hunt – just like this weekend, which I shared earlier this morning. i’ve... 
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some BIG news + a giveaway.

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minted’s gone big! huge! minted’s marketplace of indie artists has recently launched oversized art prints (quite on trend!) to their ever-expanding online art collection. from unique illustrations to bold graphic prints and dreamy photographs you can now order the big print at sizes all the way up to 44″ x 60″! minted invited me to choose a few favorites... 
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lisa congdon: a studio visit and a brand new book.

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a long while back i shared bay area artist lisa congdon’s san francisco studio with you. well, lisa congdon now lives across the bay and has a brand new (but old, loft-style) studio in east oakland. she also has a brand new book out, Art, Inc.: The Essential Guide for Building Your Career as an Artist — so it was the perfect excuse to drop in for a visit. lisa... 
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real art for a fictitious world.

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ah, bonjour! i’ve been wanting to buy art for this lovely lady for quite some time! the quiet, sweet, odd, and heroic amélie poulin (the lovely main character of 2001 french film, amélie). let me introduce you: oh these paintings! they make me want to hop on a plane immediately just so i can spend an afternoon at a parisian cafe… after i’ve bought fresh... 
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real art for a fictitious world.

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sigh… holly golightly (the heroine of the 1961 classic, breakfast at tiffany’s). she is so elegant, so beautiful, and oh, so lost. you know what i’m going to suggest, right? yes! art!!! ok. i added the art part to that quote, but she needs it right? right! i’m sure it would make her feel so much more at home in her bare apartment that she shares with... 
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