Psssst! Get a free @tattly temporary tattoo when you order any signed print from my shop. Yup, the same tattoo from my last post.
Don’t wait - I’ve only got a small stash of these!
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Shop for prints:
Link in bio —> @marcjohnsart
OR go to—> www.marcjohns.com/shop
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NOT available on orders for unsigned large prints, or from Society6, or elsewhere, because I don’t pack and ship those :)
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Heads up: there’s 25% off almost EVERYTHING in my Society6 shop! I just found out about it. The deal ends Monday, April 8 at midnight. This includes art prints, t-shirts, phone cases, mugs, tote bags and loads of other things. They ship to almost anywhere. Go check it out!
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Go to link in bio —> @marcjohnsart
Or to marcjohns.com/shop
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(Does not include yoga mats, furniture and fanny packs.)
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#marcjohns #marcjohnsart #artprints #artsale #society6 @society6

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Today & tomorrow only: 25% OFF EVERYTHING in my Society6 shop (March 3-4).
That includes tote bags, pouches, mugs, t-shirts, prints, phone cases and more! I love these deals. Pictured above or some of the items I’ve bought for myself over the years. (BTW this deal does not include yoga mats or furniture, which I haven’t created yet).
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Click link in bio to get to the shop —> @marcjohnsart
Or go to www.society6.com/marcjohns
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#marcjohns #marcjohnsart #society6 #artprints #artmugs @society6 #artshirts

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A bird on a bicycle.
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LOADS OF DEALS on at my Society6 shop from now til Dec. 13.
Today (Sunday) it’s $6 off “stocking stuffers”: Tote Bags, Pouches, Mugs, T-Shirts & more, AND 20% off phone cases, art prints and more. They’re having a different sale each day so just check the shop and see what’s going on.
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Click link in bio to get to the shop —> @marcjohnsart
Or go to www.society6.com/marcjohns
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#marcjohns #marcjohnsart #society6 #artprints #artmugs

Yes indeed! Now through Friday, all prints in my shop are 25% off. Use coupon code PRINTSALE.
Sale ends December 7, 2018, so get on it.
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Visit the shop:
Link in bio —> @marcjohnsart
OR go to www.marcjohns.com/shop
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#marcjohns #marcjohnsart #artprints #printsforsale #printsonsale

Thanks for understanding, and for responding! I really appreciate it. I agree that it looks cleaner without my name, but I have to put it on there.

If my work is put on the internet without my name on it, it will eventually be shared without credit, and no one will know who made it, and it has a better chance of getting ripped off. It’s very harmful to the artist.

That’s why it’s important to never alter an artwork without the artist’s permission, and to always credit them in the post. It’s one of the best ways to support the art we love.

The more people who understand this, the better it will be for all creative people!


I love the word ‘fetching’.
Hey, you can this drawing for just $40.
It’s another one from my 40 dollar drawing series; I draw each one to order (just for you!), and sign it. But don't wait too long! After Dec. 8 they'll be gone.
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See them all and get them in my shop:
Link in bio —> @marcjohnsart
OR go to www.marcjohns.com/shop
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#marcjohns #marcjohnsart #40dollardrawings #artforeveryone #rhymes #walrus #fetching #drawing #Henry

Time for $40 DRAWINGS! Yup, you can get one of these drawings for just $40. These are NOT prints, they are actual original drawings, made by me.
I call these 5 x 7 inch drawings 'multiple originals', because I will draw multiples of each. I'll make each one to order, and sign it. They’re all available in my shop. But don't wait! After December 8th, they'll be gone.
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I make a series of these every year, and this time it’s all about animals and rhymes. Just because.
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Get them in my shop:
Link in bio —> @marcjohnsart
OR go to www.marcjohns.com/shop
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I love making these. It’s a great way to make original art accessible.
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#marcjohns #marcjohnsart #40dollardrawings #artforeveryone #rhymes

Jumbo sized regrets. This silly dog is featured on the month of March page of my 2019 calendar.
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You can get your own calendar from my shop. I can ship anywhere! Seriously. The calendar is 8x11 inches, each month is printed on a separate sheet, all held together with a binding clip. Kind of like having 12 different prints (for just $25).
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Get them in my shop:
Link in bio —> @marcjohnsart
OR go to www.marcjohns.com/shop
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#marcjohns #marcjohnsart #artcalendar #2019calendar #2019 #jumbosizepop

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“Reach as high as you can…” I put this one on the month of May page of my 2019 calendar, but it’s definitely applicable to any time, any month of the year.
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Order your own calendar from my shop. I can ship anywhere! It’s 8x11 inches, each month is printed on a separate sheet, all held together with a binding clip. Kind of like having 12 different prints (for just $25).
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Get them in my shop:
Link in bio —> @marcjohnsart
OR go to www.marcjohns.com/shop
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#marcjohns #marcjohnsart #artcalendar #2019calendar #2019


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Sucker for nice branding.
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#marcjohns #marcjohnsart #stylevssubstance #illustration #burger #crapfood


Quick heads up: Today only, get 30% OFF EVERYTHING in my Society6 shop. CRAZY! The deals ends at midnight, Sept. 17 (excludes new furniture). T-shirts, prints, mugs, tote bags, phone cases, the works. Get to it:
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Link in bio —> @marcjohnsart
OR go to www.society6.com/marcjohns
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#marcjohns #marcjohnsart #society6 @society6 #saleonart

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I have LOVED putting together online classes lately, and I'm wondering what I should cover next! Is there something you'd like me to talk about, to learn about from me, that you'd sign up for? It could be ANYTHING. Let me know in the comments, or DM me your suggestions!
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I have learned a TON of stuff from making and sharing my work online for the past 12 years, and working as a full-time artist for the last 7 years. So I have lots to talk about :)
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(BTW my current online classes are available at
www.marcjohns.com/classes )
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Heads up: Society6 is having a big sale! 25% off everything when you use coupon code TAKE25. That's everything in my Society6 shop, including tees, tote bags, phone cases, mugs, and more. Sale ends Monday Aug. 6, so get on it!
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Follow link through my bio --> @marcjohnsart
Or just go straight to www.society6.com/marcjohns
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#marcjohns #marcjohnsart #artmerch #society6

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Rainbows + typography nerdiness.
Did you know that this old favourite is available as a print?
(It comes in a few sizes, from 8x10 inches up to 18x24 inches.)
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Order one from my shop: 
www.marcjohns.com/shop
OR go through the link in my bio --> @marcjohnsart
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#marcjohns #marcjohnsart #rainbowtypes #typography #rainbows #typographicrainbows #illustration




I'm super honoured that you're thinking of getting my art tattooed!
I would like to ask you to consider purchasing a "tattoo ticket" from me. It's a way for you to support me, the artist behind the work. I support my family by making art for people to enjoy. When you get your tattoo done, you will pay the tattoo shop. It seems right that the artist behind the work should be paid a well.

Also, some tattoo artists will insist that you get permission from the original creator of the art, so this is a simple way to provide that.

Whether you purchase a tattoo ticket or not, I would love to see your tattoo when it's done. Send me a photo!

Here's a link with info on the tattoo ticket: 





Hello,

Thank you so much for responding, and for taking my message seriously. And thank you for crediting my artwork on your post. It would have been better if it had been credited when it was first posted, when most of your followers saw it. But now is better than never, so thank you. 

I really appreciate that you plan on retroactively crediting all the artists whose work you've shared, and will ensure that it happens on all new posts going forward. It's the right thing to do, and it sets an example to others in your community.

Also, thanks for offering me the mediation program! Id love to take you up on it. I already have an online account. It's under this email: marcjohns@gmail.com 

All the best,

Marc

 



I realize that people share each other's work all the time on Instagram. And I appreciate that you tagged me, credited me, and told your audience to go check out my work. Thank you.
But my name was removed from my drawing (either by you or by whoever you got it from), you altered my artwork by putting it on a foliage background, and you added your logo to the image. All three of these are inappropriate and disrespectful, for ALL artists, even if you do tag them. Adding your logo makes it look like YOU own the image, that it is YOUR creation. If someone shares what you posted, now your logo is attached to my work.
You can repost other artists' creations, but can't alter the image, add a filter, crop out a signature, or any other alteration. It's disrespectful to the artist. Leave the work as is & credit the artist, or use your own creations. Otherwise you'll run into more trouble from other artists.
Please delete the post with my artwork on it.
Best of luck,
Marc

 



"We are triangles". Watercolour & ink on paper.
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Seems like a pretty good combo.
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(With sincere apologies to my vegan and lactose-free friends)
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I made this one into some t-shirts, kids tees, tote bags, notebooks, and more.
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Check 'em out in my Threadless shop:
marcjohns.threadless.com
or follow the links in bio --> @marcjohnsart
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#marcjohns #marcjohnsart #illustration #ridiculous #rainbow #rainbowmadeofbutter #butter #threadless @threadless

Working toward a yes.
I feel like these speech bubbles hold some of the words that slowly guide me to a 'yes', to making a decision on something. I am horrible at making decisions, and the fellows in this painting represent a rare moment when the voices in my head have reached consensus.
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This one is acrylic on illustration board, 8 x 10 inches.
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Available in the shop:
www.marcjohns.com/shop
or use link in bio --> @marcjohnsart
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#marcjohns #marcjohnsart #yes #movingforward #speechbubble

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Makes as much sense as the times we live in.
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(drawing from 2009)
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Heads up: get 25% OFF EVERYTHING in my Society6 shop this weekend (ends Dec. 17 at midnight)!
T-shirts, mugs, tote bags, phone cases, and more.
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Link in my profile --> @marcjohnsart
Or go to society6.com/marcjohns
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#marcjohns #marcjohnsart #society6 #artprints #shopforart #illustration #drawing

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Create your own crazy vision.
This is from my 2018 calendar. I've only got 19 of them left, so if you want one, order it soon!
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Get it in my shop: marcjohns.com/shop
Or go to through the link in my profile --> @marcjohnsart
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#marcjohns #marcjohnsart #drawing #artcalendar #crazyvision #shopforart #beyourself #createyourowncrazyvision #illustration #illustrator

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The Hovering Gentlemen's Club. They come together to rejoice in their ability to float ever so slightly above the ground. This piece of silliness is from waaay back.
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The good thing about all the grey November weather is more time indoors. Quite comforting.
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Original drawing available; link in bio --> @marcjohnsart
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DRAWINGS FOR JUST $40. Yes, that's right. I will draw (and paint) any one of these drawings for you for $40. 
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These are 5x7 inch 'multiple originals', meaning that I will draw multiples of each. I'll make each one to order, and sign it. But after December 8, that's it, no more.
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Get 'em in the shop: marcjohns.com/shop/40
Or go to the link in profile --> @marcjohnsart
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Shipping for $40 drawings:
CANADA: free
USA: $3.00
INTERNATIONAL: $5.50
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I LOVE making these. My hope is that it makes it easy to get a piece of original art into lots and lots of hands, maybe even your hands. I really just want owning original art to be accessible and fun.
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#marcjohns #marcjohnsart #drawing #40dollardrawing #cheapart #shopforart

November vibes.
This is a page from my 2018 calendar, which you should get right NOW from my shop. 
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SHOP: www.marcjohns.com/shop or link in profile -> @marcjohnsart
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Stickers! These are good ones: vinyl, water-resistant, perfect for putting on your laptop, phone case, notebook, tool box, whatever.
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Get some from my shop! link in bio --> @marcjohnsart
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#marcjohns #stickers #artstickers #marcjohnsart #drawing

I need a monster suit.
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Hey folks, there's FREE Worldwide Shipping on everything from my Society6 shop, but only if you go through this special link: -->
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It's all weekend long! Ends on Sunday May 8 at midnight.
T-shirts, phone cases, mugs, tote bags, framed prints, phone cases, pillows, and more. All of it.

#marcjohns #marcjohnsart #society6 @society6 #marcjohnsshop