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purse swing my dreams..

you've got 3 days.
do you have the pictures?
do you have the audio?
i'm accepting MP3's now, as well as micro and standard cassette tapes.
don't know how to make an MP3? go here, if you're a paying Lj customer.

i thank you.
with all of my cut n' pasty heart..


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Jul. 29th, 2005 02:32 am (UTC)
i have found a tape recorder, and i could easily pick up a tape tomorrow, record my entry, and drop it in the mail to you...i just don't know where to find one of those cotton-pickin' photobooths! there don't seem to be any near me down here in nowhere, florida. would there be any way i could just take 4 digital pictures of myself, and you could maybe photoshop them and make them look photobooth-esqe? [if you would have the time to do it, i mean...i would do it myself, but i don't have photoshop or even know how to use it, ha!] if you wouldn't be able to do that, i might be able to find a friend who could do it for me in the next few days. my only concern is that i wouldn't make the deadline. :\
Jul. 29th, 2005 02:42 am (UTC)
i WiLL accept digital imagery..
shh. don't tell anyone.
i just need you to make the background as SiMPLE as possibe. preferably pure white or dark. they need to be at least 2" high by 1.5" wide and from your chest up. kinda like your default icon, actually.

send to look@artworkslive.com

i was hoping you'd make it..i really think you'd add a special touch to this project..
lemme know if you have any more questions, k?
Jul. 29th, 2005 02:46 am (UTC)
SWEET, thank you! a white background will be simple enough...all the walls in my apartment are white. :) i will get it all together for you tomorrow! [and don't worry - this'll be our little secret, hee!]
Jul. 29th, 2005 07:10 pm (UTC)
okay, i have put my tape in the mail to you!...and i discovered that i have some minimal photo editing skillz! well, using MS paint, anyhow. ;)

i took some pictures, turned them B&W, and gave them the photobooth strip look...i tried to make them grainy and contrasty like photobooth pics, which i know i didn't perfectly accomplish, but i tried! i will email the file if you like it. or i have the original pics in color and B&W if you don't like them and you'd rather arrange them yourself...you are the artistic mastermind, so feel free to honestly tell me what you think. i will be glad to send you any or all of the ones you want...

here is what i came up with, so just let me know which ones you'd like me to email!
Jul. 30th, 2005 12:14 am (UTC)
i grabbed it and will play around with them. GOOD job!!!
THANKS for all your hard work!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
i'll look forward to getting your tape and starting your piece..
Jul. 29th, 2005 03:18 am (UTC)
OH I LOVE that purse.
Jul. 29th, 2005 05:01 am (UTC)
you suppose i could convince macy's to carry it?
Jul. 29th, 2005 03:47 am (UTC)
In lite of the fun I have been having, i wasn't able to purseoo being part of your new collection. :( But, I have started my own art gallery with your help. I figure in a few more years all my walls will be full. Too cool! Hey, also THANK YOU for the beautiful tea roses. Nice surprise for comming home. I am home, I am well, and have lots of drugs if I choose to take them. By the way, Kim and Deb were over-brought me dinner and it was a good one- they loved the faces I have and are wondering if you still have more. They will probably contact you, but if not I thought I wld give you a heads up. Ok time for drugs, I mean bed. love you, pammy
Jul. 29th, 2005 05:04 am (UTC)
Re: crap
save some of those drugs sissy.
you may need 'em in a few years...you know, when sara FiNaLLY becomes a handful. HAHA!
glad you're home and well. sean told me you wanted home a lot sooner. you go girl..
Jul. 29th, 2005 03:50 am (UTC)
That purse looks FANTASTIC.
I would want one of your purses just to carry.

I haven't forgotten about the project,
Jul. 29th, 2005 05:07 am (UTC)
i'm countin' on you..
no pressure, though.
i'll be o.k.
just gimme a littl e bi T of wa TER ever Y da Y or s O. i' LL be fi N E.....

Jul. 29th, 2005 04:26 am (UTC)
that is so beautiful :)
Jul. 29th, 2005 05:08 am (UTC)
no no nO...
you're the beautiful one..

Jul. 29th, 2005 04:59 am (UTC)
yipe, i need sunday to get the photobooth pictures.

and, that purse looks fabulous!
Jul. 29th, 2005 05:16 am (UTC)
you MUST be a procrastinator extraordinaire!!!!
hey...as long as you meet the deadline, right?

..would you mind scanning the booth pictures and sending them my way? (look@artworkslive.com) that way i can get your visual piece under way. i'm already planning on using either one or both of your audios..just resend the link to my email so i don't have to fish through posts, k? cannot WAiT to start putting yours together..

Jul. 29th, 2005 05:27 am (UTC)
I would love to see that bag at Macy's. Or any store for that matter. In Canada. So I wouldn't have to cross the border to buy one. haha!
Jul. 29th, 2005 05:31 am (UTC)
oh my sweet jeans..
the stories i've heard about canadian customs.
i'd be lucky to smuggle my undies across your border!!!!
Jul. 29th, 2005 08:39 am (UTC)
that bag looks fab girl, fab! I dont suppose we get to keep 'our' bags do we? oh ok, so when and where do we see the finished articles? soo exciting and youre such a clever artist!
Jul. 29th, 2005 03:48 pm (UTC)
HAHA! well, how about i take a nice digital pic of yours when it's all done and send that your way? you've got 2 in the works right now little missy. i'll be pasting them down in the next day or two..
and i'm in a mad rush to complete these, make a pedestal and pegs to set them on and hang...then whip up a proposal for an upcoming show this fall in pasadena, california. i'll be submitting to other venues, as well, but this one looks particularly promising because they're calling for 'interactive' or 'sound' based work. so, i'll be crossing my fingers and toes i make the cut..
Jul. 29th, 2005 05:06 pm (UTC)
Oh it all sounds very exciting my dear gal! No rush, you just do what you gotta do...

*drumming fingers impatiently*

take your time sweetie! :)
Jul. 29th, 2005 06:49 pm (UTC)
here's me doing you..

"i'm bleedin' going as fast as i bleedin' can WOMAN!!!!
you can't bleedin' rush perfection!!!!"

Jul. 29th, 2005 12:09 pm (UTC)
I wish I had a way to record audio. I'd love to participate in your project.
Jul. 29th, 2005 03:41 pm (UTC)
oooooh, but you CAN!!!!
you have a paid Lj account, which means you can make an MP3 using a phone..go here for details:

and if you have photobooth pictures, go ahead and just scan and send them to: look@artworkslive.com
thanks for your interest..i'll look forward to your entry!!!
Jul. 31st, 2005 07:23 pm (UTC)
i just read through some of these comments... you want me to scan my photobooth pics and email them to you?

i can send the tape out tomorrow with or without the pics... (i recorded 4 entries so you could choose what you wanted to use)

whatever you need/want...

Jul. 31st, 2005 07:52 pm (UTC)
go ahead and email your pictures to me..

Aug. 2nd, 2005 11:26 pm (UTC)
Love that bag... just surfin' around LA to check the art blogosphere in preparation for a big show out there opening 13 August, Saturday night. Living in Paris, I'm a bit of an affichiste... Anyway, pick out something from the web site (here: http://homepage.mac.com/mistahcoughdrop/Personal10.html) see: A Perfect Friend ... and make art with it. Just remember me and drop by Cache Contemporary if you can... A toute a l'heure...

Matthew Rose
Paris, France
Aug. 3rd, 2005 12:29 am (UTC)
oh my stars..
your work is positively dreamy.

i've picked out a piece. would you be able to make an MP3 of your voice for me? if you have a blog, read me an entry and send it to:

i'll incorporate all of these into a new piece/bag/purse and bring it to the opening. time permitting, of course.
and i'll be linking to you through my website. what a treat..glad to meet you. hope to see you on the 13th.

-baby smith
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