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2002 Christmas card

2002 Christmas card

Snowflakes and cinderblocks are great contrasting elements. One is heavy and rigid. The other is light and delicate. Yet they also tie together in that they are monochromatic. I wanted the cinderblocks to be shown at different angles to add some visual interest. While setting up the cinderblocks, I decided to keep my hands in […]

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2001 Christmas card

2001 Christmas card

The text in the lower right corner of the card reads: Happy Holidays from Santa Claus or is it Erik Maldre? or is it Santa Claus? or is it Erik Maldre? or is it Santa Claus? or is it Erik Maldre? This is print XX of 75. Santa -or Erik- placed his face in a […]

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1999 Christmas card

1999 Christmas card

I had the good fortune of taking photographs inside a giant 30 foot inflatable Santa. It was a bitterly cold winter night while I was photographing the well-lit exterior of this mega-Santa on a Christmas tree lot. To my surprise, a man came out from the trailer at the end of the tree lot and […]

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Christmas card 1998

1998 Christmas card

Santa is flying through a window to deliver his gifts. The reindeer is saying, “Open your windows, he’s not using chimneys this year.” The card was photocopied onto transparency sheets, then covered with a stiff laminate followed with the hole being cut out below Santa’s feet. The cards were mailed postcard-style. One of my illustration […]

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