June 13th, 2007


So That's Where Those Got To...

Hey, will you look at that... *cough* I, uh, just located the stash where all my old Caliban* prints were hiding. Go figure. (Cleaning out the Con Print Box sometimes yields some treasures.)

I've moved away from the furry pin-up thing long since, but I hate to just trash the prints--there's a fair number of 'em, including a couple of LEs. Many of them were deeply mediocre, the print quality on some I'm not thrilled by, since these were the days before I had a jumbo Epson, but a few had some merit, and a lot of 'em were solid prints. (One or two I still sell regularly, but most of 'em are a definite niche market.) I'm thinking of offering a sale or something, just to clean these suckers out--would anybody be interested in 3 for $10 (Maybe pick 2, I'll toss in a random third, or something like that?) If there's any interest, I'll post the list with links. I hate to just trash 'em, but they're taking up valuable real estate that I need back!

Come to think of it, I've got a fair number of old prints from years back that are in the same boat...decent, but rarely sell at Cons (half the time because I don't have book space to put them out, so they're languishing in a folder to fill in empties. Would anybody be interested in a 4 prints for $10 grab-bag? I could offer adult and non-adult versions...I just want to get rid of this stuff, and I feel like the prints deserve a last stab at sales before I relegate them to the trash heap!

Thoughts welcome.

*For those just joining us, Caliban was a pen name I was doing (fairly tame) furry cheesecake under, for a brief stint probably five or six years ago, mostly to satisfy my own depraved curiosity as to whether sex really DOES sell. (For me, it did, up to $100. After that, people want something to hang in the living room.) A great many people knew it was me, both because I wasn't terribly secretive, and because, as somebody pointed out, no one else would do a naked mole rat pin-up**...

**No, it never sells.

Grab Bag Sale!

Okay! Here's what I'm thinkin'...

All grab bags will be $5 shipping in the US, a bit more international--send me your country, I'll send you the quote!

Adult is...not all that adult. Cheesecake, basically. Whenever I try to paint anything raunchy, I start giggling uncontrollably.

Adult Grab Bag #1 -- Pick one, get three!
Pick any regular sized Caliban print, get two more random ones, for $10!

Adult Grab Bag #2 -- Four, limited!
Four random prints, mostly Calibans, one of which will be a limited edition, for $10

All-Ages Grab Bag - aka the "I suspect I have overestimated the popularity of water buffalo" pack
Four random prints of clean (mostly older Ursula & some Caliban) art, containing no nudity and minimal sanity, for $10. May or may not actually contain water buffalo. (It's like Schroedinger's Water Buffalo!)

Okay...now I have limited quantities of stuff I'm trying to move here, so I'm going to start small--I know I can do a dozen. (And if you wish to post anonymously, that's totally cool, just e-mail me to say you're the Anonymous poster X) Being fond of fairness, and not in a huge hurry on this one, I will use the random number generator again--post, and a randomly selected twelve people get the grab bag of their choice. After that, I'll see what I've got left, and keep workin' through the list until I'm out of backstock.

Number generation will take place, and all orders will be assembled and shipped, after I return from HeroesCon, on Monday.

You can see the full range of Caliban art here. It's all old and much of it makes me cringe for my lack of skills, so my deepest apologies in advance.

(Also, that original of the Chupacabra pin-up (which pre-dates Chu, oddly enough) is still kicking around my studio, if anybody's interested.)