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    Betty Sue and Gavin - Found Art Tuesdays 1

    betty sue and gavin front.jpgDon't you just love the Starbucks Cards? I find them to be very pretty and clever illustrations, there's always people having coffee or something fun happening. I've been collecting them whenever I see a new one and use it in some way in a painting. I just found out today that there's some very serious collectors out there trading cards between themselves or buying cards from other collectors in other countries or states... I wonder if the guys in starbucks know about this and take advantage of it, you know, releasing different cards in different states and things like that.

    Well anyway, this card I made yesterday for found art Tuesdays (its the first one I make!) is about Betty Sue, a girl that goes to starbucks everyday to get her venti chai latte (I wonder what that tastes like) and even though she tells everyone she's there for the coffee, she's secretly also there to see the other regulars, like Gavin (that handsome guy that never knows you exist), she will sit in the table by the door and watch him as he flies in and out with the same grande half-caff latte with skim milk, wondering where he's going to and what he'll do today.

    What she doesn't know is that Gavin is there everyday secretly wondering if that pretty red head will be there at the table by the door, reading her paper and drinking her chai.

    I'll leave this card today at the starbucks in a table to be found by someone, I wonder who it'll be!

    betty sue and gavin back.jpg

    EDIT TO ADD: I left this card in Starbucks and here are some pictures...mission 1-2.jpgThe scene of the crime, Starbucks at Birkdale Village.

    mission 1-1.jpgThis is the table where I left the card. It was a beautiful day outside, and as I took the picture, a fire truck drove by. (a one in a million picture!)

    mission 1-3.jpgThe guy in the red shirt found the card!

    Reader Comments (4)

    These are great cards!

    I think it's great that you are planning to leave art every Tuesday. It'll be fun to visit your site and find out more about the art you leave each week.
    September 7, 2006 | Unregistered CommenterShari
    What a wonderful idea. I know you enjoy creating and I know the person who finds the art enjoys as well. I would love to find something of this sort. I would add it to one of my collages that I would make in the future. Do you add your email address on the back or any safe way for the finder to contact you?
    Thanks for sharing,
    September 8, 2006 | Unregistered CommenterBetty Walker
    so.... what happened? Where you there to see where the found art went to?
    September 8, 2006 | Unregistered CommenterOctavion
    how fun to see who found your art! I just love this idea!
    September 11, 2006 | Unregistered Commentermarybeth

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