My Scream got Pinned by ABC News!

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  1. Mark Ewbie profile image86
    Mark Ewbieposted 6 years ago

    I'm not one to brag about my many achievements.

    Partly because I don't have many.

    But my Scream stickman got repinned by ABC News as part of a collection of Scream stuff from around the net.

    It made me happy...

    http://s4.hubimg.com/u/6559899_f248.jpg

    1. profile image0
      summerberrieposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      awesome!

    2. Healthy Pursuits profile image88
      Healthy Pursuitsposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      YAY! Congratulations! Great scream - one that I can actually look at.

      I'm a bad art critic, because the other one would have ended up a $100 million canary cage liner. (Well, maybe not - the canary would stop singing.)

    3. unknown spy profile image75
      unknown spyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      YAHUUU!!!! Way to go Mark! Congratulations! You deserved a pat on a back. Keep smiling.

    4. Jeff Berndt profile image88
      Jeff Berndtposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Way too cool!

  2. psycheskinner profile image83
    psycheskinnerposted 6 years ago

    Maybe someone will offer you a 100 mill for it smile

  3. Mark Ewbie profile image86
    Mark Ewbieposted 6 years ago

    Well, let's start the bidding at a dollar.

    1. Stacie L profile image88
      Stacie Lposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Well Mark,I hope they credited you...good news,just the same. wink

  4. Lisa HW profile image65
    Lisa HWposted 6 years ago

    How neat, Mark - and a fine "Scream" your version is too.   smile  Congratulations. smile

  5. Cagsil profile image80
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    Congrats! smile

  6. CMHypno profile image93
    CMHypnoposted 6 years ago

    Wow Mark, I am in awe!  Hasn't the original 'scream' just been auctioned for over 100 million dollars?  Maybe, yours will make you a millionaire too?  smile

  7. Pamela N Red profile image86
    Pamela N Redposted 6 years ago

    Very cool, Mark. Your art has become famous.

  8. AliciaC profile image97
    AliciaCposted 6 years ago

    Congratulations, Mark! That's very exciting!

  9. Dame Scribe profile image60
    Dame Scribeposted 6 years ago

    awesome! smile we have hope after all. wink

  10. Cheeky Girl profile image72
    Cheeky Girlposted 6 years ago

    Mark that is awesome! You should try doing a version of "Vampire" by Munch as well! I always get a laugh out of your artwork! WHy not auction it on eBay, just to see what happens? LOL!

  11. MPG Narratives profile image59
    MPG Narrativesposted 6 years ago

    Well done Mark, and here's to many more achievements. Keep those drawings coming. smile

  12. Mark Ewbie profile image86
    Mark Ewbieposted 6 years ago

    Hey thanks all you guys, I feel a bit of a heel for mentioning it now. Got a bit carried away.

    As for the suggestions - draw more and sell - I know I need to keep on and make an effort.  It's just time and laziness... you know.

    1. profile image0
      Motown2Chitownposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      You are not allowed to feel like a heel for sharing a valid achievement such as this!  Congrats!

      (Will you remember that you knew me when you get uber famous? tongue )

      1. Mark Ewbie profile image86
        Mark Ewbieposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        I will always look back fondly and... oh for goodness sakes.

  13. lobobrandon profile image88
    lobobrandonposted 6 years ago

    Haha Cool, I always loved ur stick figures smile

    I still say this drawing is way better than the actual thing. Maybe I'm not an art guy; but, kids would draw something better than that million dollar painting. I wonder what people see?

    1. Mark Ewbie profile image86
      Mark Ewbieposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Some of them are available as fridge magnets.  I have sold six in two years.

      1. lobobrandon profile image88
        lobobrandonposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        smile

      2. snakeslane profile image82
        snakeslaneposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Congratulations Mark! Re: fridge magnets, I bought seven. Does this mean I am the only sale you made in two years? Are you going to make the Scream stickman into a fridge magnet now? Guess that's a no brainer eh. Really Mark, this is awesome news. I'm so excited for you. I'll take six! (Guess the price just went up.)

        1. Mark Ewbie profile image86
          Mark Ewbieposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Ok.. eight.  Seven to you and one other.  And I'm very grateful! 

          I'm not allowed to self promote, although to be honest, that's what my entire online (and offline) persona consists of... but I can say that you will not be disappointed.

          If only there were more people like you Snakelane. At least you know they are unique.

      3. Aficionada profile image84
        Aficionadaposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Okay, so where do you sell them?  (Etsy?)

        Now you can add to your advertising "As seen on ABC News"!!!

        Personally, I think you should offer a set of mugs (4 or 6) with a different stick figure copy of a famous art work on each one.  Scream, Mona Lisa, ... what else?

        Maybe tote bags to carry around MOMA....

        1. Rochelle Frank profile image94
          Rochelle Frankposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Van Gogh's Sunflowers? Leonardo's Last Supper ? Botticelli's Birth of Venus? Whistler's Mother? American Gothic? Guernica? A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte? Dogs playing Poker?

  14. prettydarkhorse profile image63
    prettydarkhorseposted 6 years ago

    Cool and nice! I know you are famous, and will be more famous! smile

  15. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image96
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 6 years ago

    I want your autograph!  I can say I "Knew You When" someday!

    1. Mark Ewbie profile image86
      Mark Ewbieposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Lol.  That's enough now.  I wish I'd never said anything.  I am a fraud.

      Going back in my shell.

  16. habee profile image93
    habeeposted 6 years ago

    That's awesome, Mark!

    1. Mark Ewbie profile image86
      Mark Ewbieposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Habee.  I know you keep getting your writing published in all sorts of places - which is brilliant - and this is really just a bit of fun.  Great feeling though.

  17. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 6 years ago

    I see that Mark is 10 shy of 1000 followers. Something really should be done about that...

    1. Mark Ewbie profile image86
      Mark Ewbieposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Ssshhh.  Anyway, there's no one left.

      1. WryLilt profile image91
        WryLiltposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Well done! Obviously I need to put my crappy art on the net. Seeings as I can only do crappy art.

        Should I follow you on all my other accounts? Oh wait, then you'll know all my other accounts...

        1. Mark Ewbie profile image86
          Mark Ewbieposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Well I send each of my followers a little gift at Xmas - bottle of wine, nothing too excessive - so that would mean you got several.  Perhaps I should sort my cards by IP address.

          1. WryLilt profile image91
            WryLiltposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            I don't like wine. And since I've been pregnant or nursing for the last three years I haven't had a drink in ages.

            So maybe I should unfollow you... don't want you wasting your money on something that goes down the drain.

            1. Mark Ewbie profile image86
              Mark Ewbieposted 6 years agoin reply to this

              Lol.  So much for this campaign!

              I'm also a few dollars short of my first million so maybe some mileage there, sympathy wise.

              1. WryLilt profile image91
                WryLiltposted 6 years agoin reply to this

                Oh geez. You beat me to a million? I'm only up to $900,000 for the year. sad

        2. Aficionada profile image84
          Aficionadaposted 6 years agoin reply to this


          ...but only if you told him or anyone else that they were your accounts, lol!

    2. lobobrandon profile image88
      lobobrandonposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      He's 9 shy now thanks to me wink

      1. Mark Ewbie profile image86
        Mark Ewbieposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Lol, thanks.  Let's not drag this out too much.  "Look at him, he still hasn't managed it".

        I know - I'll write something about poets again.

        1. lobobrandon profile image88
          lobobrandonposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          smile

  18. Patty Inglish, MS profile image93
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 6 years ago

    Mark, that is remarkable to receive attention from a major network. Perhaps they will give you a trip for two to Disney World. You can sell autographed copies of the print by the main gate and in your hotel lobby.

  19. Rochelle Frank profile image94
    Rochelle Frankposted 6 years ago

    That's great, Mark!-- I like yours better than the original. Maybe you should start doing your interpretation of other famous art work.
    (Let's see, Mona Lisa?)

    1. Mark Ewbie profile image86
      Mark Ewbieposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Ah I'm ahead of you Rochelle... did this a while back.

      http://s1.hubimg.com/u/6563528_f248.jpg

  20. Rochelle Frank profile image94
    Rochelle Frankposted 6 years ago

    ok, I repinned your Scream.

    1. Mark Ewbie profile image86
      Mark Ewbieposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks and I am an idiot for not signing these.  But then who would sign a silly little stickman picture?

      edit: I mean... Thanks!!!

  21. cardelean profile image92
    cardeleanposted 6 years ago

    That's awesome Mark, you should be proud and share it! smile

  22. weestro profile image82
    weestroposted 6 years ago

    Very Cool, Congrats!

  23. profile image0
    Arlene V. Pomaposted 6 years ago

    I looked at this, and it instantly reminded me of "The Scream."  I didn't have to read anything else.  So cool.

  24. ktrapp profile image95
    ktrappposted 6 years ago

    Very cool - although I am very partial to your cat artwork. Congratulations!

  25. Millionaire Tips profile image92
    Millionaire Tipsposted 6 years ago

    Congratulations Mark!  It is great to see your work getting noticed.

 
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