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crucifix or kitty cat stamp

crucifix or kitty cat stamp

Recently I purchased a crucifix for $5.69 (shipping included) on ebay. I might be receiving a kitty cat stamp instead. Curious thing. The seller sent me a message saying “the stamp” has been shipped and the following warm message, “May you enjoy the use of the stamp.” Here’s my reply:“I’m in no hurry to receive […]

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making art out of ebay photographs

making art out of ebay photographs

On ebay there is regularly someone selling a box of game-used Major League baseballs. The photo accompanying this listing offers great visual interest. In fact, it would serve as a good example to any Foundational Art course. Repetition. That’s easily noted. You wanna be an artist? A reliable foundational technique is repetition. The inherent order […]

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way to add quality to your marketing product

way to add quality to your marketing product

Today Amazon announced Amazon Coins. This is quite a clever piece of marketing. As I visited amazon.com to research Pietro Cavallini the large presence of gold coins on their homepage announcing this service was striking. Want a clever way to enhance your product? Have its core imagery based on gold coins. Certainly the desire for […]

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How the advertising will really appear in Wrigley Field's outfield and Jumbotron

How the advertising will really appear in Wrigley Field’s outfield and Jumbotron

Today, the Chicago Cubs shared more images of their proposed changes to Wrigley Field. One image is particularly misleading. A somewhat detailed look can be found at the Chicago Tribune along with a caption (to the second image above) explaining where actual advertisements will be placed (Full caption pasted in comments below). To the Cubs’ […]

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