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ACEO 2 - Never A Good Sign by ursulav ACEO 2 - Never A Good Sign by ursulav
So I've been fooling with these ACEOs -- little cards by artists, 2.5 x 3.5 -- and I kinda wanted to do a project with a set of cards that included phrases taken from my life, blog, etc. Kind of like thoroughly random journaling devoid of context. (I cannot shake the feeling that my old art professor would have approved, but I'm going ahead with it anyway.)

So, when my boyfriend was playing Dead Space recently, I heard myself utter the phrase you see before you, and it struck me for some reason, so...um...there it is.

The jar is a modified version of one I did in a long ago painting, printed, cut out on heavy illo board to give it a 3-D kind of effect, and worked over with colored pencil and pen.

And seriously, IS it ever a good sign? Really?

Original is for sale, wee little limited edition prints will be available at some point.
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Hawkheart29 Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
No, no it's not.
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makkura-umi Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012
I'm sure you sold this aaaaages ago, but man would I like to buy it.
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AbjectSaccharine Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2010
Well frick. I think I'm in love. :icongivemesmilesplz:

Where is this for sale, btw.
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gapriest Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2009   General Artist
Reminded me of 'Geek Love' when I saw it. A really marvelous book.
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realityhelix Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I can't think of a single situation in which such a sight would cheer me up, no.
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aDollInDisguise Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2009
uh.
Reading some of these comments are pretty disturbing ¤___¤.
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BlackWerewolfDemon Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2009
lol 8D
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Elizabeth-EvilChibi Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2009
That oddly reminds me of the time me and some friends were going through my campus's Science building and met a WALL of jarred dead animals... :giggle:
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niifonron Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009
oh god. This reminds me of something I saw on a forum.

"If I was a woman, I would want to get pregnant. But not keep the baby. At the 3'rd or 4'th month of pregnancy, I'd get an abortion, keep the dead fetus, and put it in a jar of formeldahyde. I'd repeat this process again and again til I had so many jars of fetuses that I could cover all the walls of a small closet with them. Then, I would get pregnant again but keep the baby. If that kid acted up, I would use that closet as a time-out room for them to sit in as a reminder of how easily I could have aborted their asses."
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Chocorroles Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2010
LOL
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