Who wants to be an astronaut? [Today's Twisted Tuesday Tale. Synopsis: Exploration
of the universe has been commercialized. Want to go to the moon? Look for the
best offer; sign in and enjoy your flight. Everybody can be an astronaut
nowadays. The question is: does everybody wants to be?]. CLICK TO ORDER (print)
Sure, whenever there's big money involved, I am the last to know. Turns out I've completely missed the sneaker mania. People have been collecting these limited editions for years. Not to wear the darned shoes but to stack them into their house. Boxes are piled up, waiting for new customers. Big business, as some of these collector's items are worth $ 24.500,- a pair. (Hey, look on the bright side. At least it is a pair!)
Question is when this madness will stop. According to dealers there is no end to the popularity of sneakers. (Nobody learned anything from internet bubbles and tulipmania yet?)
Well, those boots may be made for walking; these sneakers are made for investment.
CLICK TO ORDER [Sorry, couldn't resist it... made this skredch upon the cover of ECCO's shoe magazine...] Original artwork (approx. 22x29cm): plaster and acrylics on cover magazine:
Twisting...Twesting...Twest Tweet, Tweet Twest... Tweeting tested. (Nailed it!) Now learn about my Twister.
[Decided to change my short descriptions / postcard tales, whatever you may call them, into Twitter friendly illustrations with a few, yet limited number of, words. I'll try to write an 'old fashioned' skredch every week though.Quite a twist huh?] Original artwork: plaster and acrylics on cardboard, approx. 22x29cm. Order your print here!