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Copyright © 2016 by D.E.Uhlig. All rights reserved.
As it says in my bio, I started hand-drawing cards for my wife many years ago. (Well, except for that one time I was running late and gave her a Hallmark card with a picture of a monkey on it. That…. did not work out so well, let me tell ya.) Anyway, because today is the actual day and she's the main reason I started doing all this drawing and painting and what-have-you again in the first place, I'd like to wish her a very special Happy Birthday!
"Grow old with me! The best is yet to be."
–Robert Browning
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27-year-old minor-leaguer Whit Merrifield finally got the chance that eluded his father. • 'Universal cancer vaccine' breakthrough claimed by experts. • The card catalog is officially dead. • Banksy filmed live by The Sunday Times. • 10 Business Name Generators to Help You Create Your Brand. • The end is near (for your anonymity)… and also your suits. • Ramon Casas’ Plein air: view the painting up close. • Today's feel good video: Tears of joy, courtesy A Step Ahead Prosthetics. • Mark Zuckerberg's social media accounts were hacked and his password was revealed to be 'Dadada'. • WIRED: What you should know about password 'hashing' (yes, hashing, not hacking) and how hackers crack it to access your stuff. • Having trouble finding the perfect greeting card for a specific occasion? Search over 600,000 greeting cards here. • Charles Schulz, civil rights, and the never-before-seen art of Peanuts.
"They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for."
–Tom Bodett
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Cathy Law
My wonderfully creative and talented friend Cathy Law recently launched a new cartoon called CLAW on the Universal Uclick site, GoComics.com. GoComics—the web's largest catalog of syndicated newspaper strips and web comics—hosts many of the most popular cartoons in the world, including Peanuts, Calvin and Hobbes, Garfield, Ziggy and Dilbert. You can sign up and subscribe to CLAW for free, here.
© 2016 Cathy Law. All rights reserved.
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"Promise me you'll never stop dreaming." 
–Melina Marchetta
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June Print Giveaway

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Be Silly, Be Honest, Be Kind.

(Four winners will be selected this month.)
 
This print started out as many do — a gift for one of my children.
  • SIZE: Artwork is 5 x 5 inches, matted to 3 x 3 inches (fits in 5 x 5 inch frame).
  • EDITION: Artist proof.
  • MATERIALS: Hand-signed, limited edition, Giclée fine art print with 8-ply gallery board mat (the print is matted but unframed.)
  • PAPER: Printed on Premium Giclée Paper — a thick, 310g, natural-white, matte finish paper with a textured, watercolor feel.
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About Me

Hi. I’m D.E.Uhlig. I’m an artist, author, husband and father.

For as long as I can remember, I have loved to draw. Years ago I gave my wife a hand-drawn card for our anniversary, and she loved it so much she made me promise to ALWAYS hand-draw her cards. Then our three kids made me promise to do the same with their birthday cards. And when I posted some of my drawings online, people began asking how they could purchase my work—so I created this newsletter. I believe in something I like to call “The Happiness of Art” and I hope it makes you smile.

Official Bio

D.E.Uhlig is an award-winning illustrator whose work has appeared in numerous publications including the Kansas City Star, Christian Science Monitor, University Daily Kansan, Editorial Humor Magazine, and World Policy Journal. Commercial illustration and design clients over the years have included Samsung, Sprint, and the Los Angeles Times Syndicate, among others—and his Starbucks RedCup illustrations have been featured on the company's Pinterest and Facebook pages. In 1989, Mr. Uhlig co-founded Uhlig LLC, a leading provider of cross-media publishing and communication services in industries ranging from residential housing to book publishing to cancer care. Mr. Uhlig is married with three children and resides in Kansas City. He is currently working on children’s books, ebooks and apps.

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