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Artist Adds Quirky Illustrations To Old Thrift-Store Paintings
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Artist Adds Quirky Illustrations To Old Thrift-Store Paintings

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Portland artist and Peculiariumist Mike Wellins finds paintings in flea markets, thrift stores and yard sales and revitalizes them with new elements. The process is known as NERC (Non-elective Retroactive Collaboration).

The fun comes from finding something that is so boring that it isn’t even noticed and turning it into something that is strange, shocking or funny.

More info: peculiarium.com

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Peculiarium is what it sounds like, all things that aren't normal, but perhaps ultranormal. Everything is open to interpretation

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Peculiarium is what it sounds like, all things that aren't normal, but perhaps ultranormal. Everything is open to interpretation

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AlbertHensley
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9 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Would love to see what the before and after looked like...what the original painting was before Mike worked his magic!

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EllenEmpson
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9 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Bravo ~! Imagination plus. Love them all. Good choice BP, to feature this. Very entertaining and creative. (We all know the same old poor...

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AlbertHensley
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9 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Would love to see what the before and after looked like...what the original painting was before Mike worked his magic!

ekempson avatar
EllenEmpson
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9 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Bravo ~! Imagination plus. Love them all. Good choice BP, to feature this. Very entertaining and creative. (We all know the same old poor...

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