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Art Saves: Realm Lovejoy

July 21st, 2009 (10:22 pm)
hopeful

Current Mood: hopeful
Current Song: Carry You by Jimmy Eat World

This Art Saves contribution and guest blog comes from Realm Lovejoy, author of the forthcoming illustrated novel Clan. She created this piece for a very special reason - and then received some news about a loved one. The rest of this post is in her own words.


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This Art Saves piece was inspired by the news story about Colby Curtin, whose dying wish was to see the movie UP by Pixar before she passed away. It's an example of how much artistic creations can mean to us. During hard times, sometimes we just hold onto the simple and happy things in life.

Shortly after I started this painting, I received news that my grandmother has cancer and may only have a few months left to live. It would mean a lot to me if I could dedicate this painting towards collecting what she loves most.

I am offering to send a signed print of this piece. Instead of paying me for the print plus shipping, all you have to do to get a print is to buy a ten stem bouquet or a Pinky Tree on-line and have it sent to my grandmother. (She misses gardening very much.) One can never have too many flowers!

If you are interested or have questions, just give me an email at rtlovejoy (at) yahoo (dot) com

I'll accept requests up until August 10th of this year. Thank you!

- Realm Lovejoy

Visit Realm's website and blog.