[meteorite-list] Jerry Armstron ad
From: David Hardy <mdavidhardy_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:48:56 2004
The Allende fall painting shown is mine, and I must say the original is MUCH
better than the jpeg on the site listed below. Jerry is an incredibly talented
artist, and I would recommend any of his pieces.
--- Michael Blood <mlblood_at_home.com> wrote:
> Greetings all,
> Most of you are familiar with the paintings of Jerry Armstrong.
> He is most noted for his outstanding meteoritic and solar system
> featured in such prominent places as METEORITE magazine, VOYAGE!
> magazine, my own catalog “logo” of the Sikhote-Alin fall and his work
> is prominently featured in Michael Casper’s current eBay auction of his
> “private collection.”
> Jerry has just recently retired from his many years of work as a
> fireman and now can devote more time to his passion: painting meteorite
> falls, solar system bodies and space events; producing work that is
> unsurpassed in quality and vibrant in depth, color and choice of both
> subjects and unique perspectives from which subjects are viewed.
> I am very pleased and honored to be chosen by Jerry to promote
> his paintings. I am in the process of building an entire page
> to his work and offering his work to the public in both Giclee
> (pronounced “zee-clay”) form, originals and custom ordered originals.
> Unlike usual arrangements where customers pay more going through
> an agent, buyers will pay LESS ordering through me. Jerry gets more
> work, I make a little and the buyer saves a little. It is a win/win
> situation all the way around.
> The following are Jerry’s prices, but when ordered through me
> the buyer will be given a 5% discount at all price levels (this means
> 5% off the price you would get if ordering directly from Jerry).
> Here are Jerry’s prices (which are already VERY modest, given the
> quality of his beautiful work):
> SIZE ORIGINAL PAINTING GICLEE
> 12" X 24" = $500 to $1,000 $170-
> 16 X 20 = $500 to $1,000 $180-
> 18" X24" = $750 to $1,500 $240-
> 2' X 3' = $1,350 & up $440
> 2' X 4' = $1,600 & up $575
> 3' X 4' = $2,500 & up $825
> 4' X 6' = $5,000 & up $1,600
> Remember, ordering from me gets you 5% off the above
> prices, whether it is a Giclee, original or custom original to
> The reason Giclees cost so much is the cost of having them
> produced is vastly greater than having a mere 4 color print made.
> They are on canvas and include the actual three dimensional
> brush strokes of the original.
> Upon order, one is produced. Then it is “touched up” by
> Jerry to see that it is “perfect.” It is then provided with a
> certificate of authenticity signed by the artist in the presence
> of a notary.
> A Giclee can be ordered in any size up to the size of the
> original (with the exception of 12” X 24,” which is proportionally
> unique). He will custom paint any space event as per request. The
> Higher prices listed for originals is to allow for pieces which include
> exceptional detail work, and the price is agreed upon before the
> painting is begun.
> To see just a few of Jerry’s outstanding pieces, click below:
> Please remember a Giclee will be a FAR BETTER image than the one
> you see on this site. Gicless of other paintings are available, and
> of those paintings will be added as soon as possible.
> Contact me off list to order any of his pieces or to request
> a custom painting of your particular favorite meteoritic event or space
> Thanks, Michael
> Heck is where people go who don't believe in gosh.
> Michael Blood Meteorites for sale at:
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Received on Fri 07 Sep 2001 04:49:49 PM PDT